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Fayetteville Independent Light Infantry (F.I.L.I.) Armory and Museum

  • Overview

    Hours: Daily before dusk, exterior view only or by appointment.

    Upon General Lafayette's arrival on March 4th, 1825, the Fayetteville Independent Light Infantry (F.I.L.I.), under the command of Major Robert Strange, escorted Lafayette from the Clarendon Bridge to the Town House to his place of lodging and continued to escort him throughout his visit. F.I.L.I. is the oldest militia unit in continuous existence in the South. The carriage that Lafayette rode through the streets of Fayetteville is located in the museum. The bronze marker is located in front of the entrance slightly to the left of the door.

  • Amenities

    Accommodations Amenities
    • Distance to Airport: 6
    • Distance to Convention Center: 4