WEST CHESTER, PA — Are you interested in history, heritage, and patriotism? Do you want to celebrate the life and legacy of one of America’s heroes? On Saturday, July 29, 2023, join Thornbury Farm CSA and Bruce Mowday in West Chester, PA, for a free family event, Lafayette Day. Learn more about Marquis de Lafayette, his role in the American Revolution, and his impact on our nation’s history.
Thornbury Farm CSA, located at 1256 Thornbury Road in West Chester, PA, is hosting Lafayette Day from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This event marks the bicentennial celebration of Marquis de Lafayette, the French general who fought alongside the American patriots during the Revolutionary War. The event is free and open to the public, so bring your family, friends, and neighbors to join the fun.
Aside from Lafayette displays, Lafayette Day offers various activities and attractions for all ages. Food, music, and entertainment will be aplenty, along with special exhibits and presentations. One of the highlights is the Heritage Walk, which traces a historical path from Thornbury Farms to Birmingham Hill. This route retraces the steps of the Revolutionary soldiers and highlights the sites where Lafayette played a significant role.
Moreover, visitors can expect to engage with knowledgeable representatives and experts from different organizations. These include the American Friends of Lafayette, the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Sons of the American Revolution, the Masons, the Chris Sanderson Museum, the Brandywine Battlefield Park, the Chester and Delaware Counties 250th committees, and more.
The Lafayette Day event provides an opportunity for local communities to commemorate the heroism, bravery, and spirit of Lafayette, who stood up for freedom and democracy. His life story and legacy inspire us to value and cherish our nation’s independence and values. By attending this event, you can deepen your understanding of history and heritage, learn from different perspectives, and celebrate our shared identity and culture.
Thornbury Farm CSA and Bruce Mowday’s Lafayette Day event is not an ordinary summer festivity. It is a unique and meaningful occasion that honors one of America’s heroic figures. So, mark your calendar, spread the word, and bring your curiosity and enthusiasm to Lafayette Day on July 29, 2023. For more information, visit the Facebook Event page.