On the occasion of the Hermione's first appearance in Bordeaux, the Archives show documents and a virtual exhibition about connections between Bordeaux and the United States of America during the War of Independence (1776-1783).

Before embarking on the Hermione in Rochefort (1780), Lafayette first goes to the United States in 1777, on board La Victoire, in order to help the american insurgents. But connections between Bordeaux and the young Republic go beyond this embarkment...

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