Welcome to the American Society of Le Souvenir Français!
We are dedicated to honoring the memories of all the French soldiers and sailors who gave their lives for the cause of freedom and are buried in the United States since 1777.
We are also dedicated to remembering all the French explorers and illustrious immigrants who helped discover the immensity of America and contributed to its greatness.
Join us in our mission to celebrate and perpetuate the multi-secular historic ties that bind France and the United States, unique in the history of nations.
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"...France and America...
February 6, 1783
“The good fortune of America
is closely tied to
the good fortune of all humanity.”
Marquis de Lafayette
letter to his wife
June 13, 1777
- To honor and preserve the memory of French soldiers, sailors and airmen who gave their lives for freedom, and who are buried in the United States.
- To promote the appreciation for French culture and heritage in the United States, and the ideals that unite our two nations, in order to pass the torch of memory to younger generations.
- To strengthen the historic long-standing bonds of friendship since 1778 between the American and French peoples, and to this end: erect or maintain memorials and monuments and encourage historical research, public presentations and publications in the media.
The American Society of Le Souvenir Français, Inc. is a 501(c)3 corporation established in 1993 in NY.