Book Tour: Lafayette Park

by John J. Miller on November 12, 2010

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Welcome to the twelfth stop on the book tour.

From The First Assassin: “They turned left, rounding the State Department and heading for Lafayette Park. They cut through it diagonally, right beneath the statue of [Andrew] Jackson. At the northwest corner of the park, they paused for the first time since leaving the Capitol. They seemed indecisive. Davis pointed one way, Stephens another.”

N.B.: In 1861, the State Department wasn’t in Foggy Bottom. It was next to the White House and the Treasury, just across the street from Lafayette Park.

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