Wednesday, 5 July 2023 – Ceremony at Picpus Cemetery with the SAR

Wednesday, July 5th

 11 am: Ceremony Picpus Cemetery

Organized by SAR, presided over by the Ambassador of the United States of America in France, with the participation of the Society of Cincinnati and the Rochambeau Chapter, NSDAR.

The tomb of the Marquis de La Fayette is in the Cimetière de Picpus. It is honored every year during a Franco-American ceremony, the tradition of which dates back to July 4, 1917, in the presence of General Pershing and Colonel Stanton, author of the famous “La Fayette, nous voici”. On this occasion every year, the American flag which flies permanently over his tomb is replaced.

RV Cimetière de Picpus, 35 rue de Picpus (Paris 12e), plan to arrive 15 min before.

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