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L'Hermione, la Frégate de la Liberté
We are rebuilding General Lafayette's frigate.
In the town of Rochefort, south west of France, a team of passionated people have undertaken a tremendous challenge The reconstruction of the Hermione, the ship on which La Fayette embarked in 1780, to bring help and support to the American insurgents.
Since its beginning, the construction site is a true living show place, open yearly to visitors. Once the Hermione is fully completed, it is planned to sail again on La Fayette's journey, from Rochefort to Boston, via the Franco-American historical stops along the eastern coast « The Lafayette trip »