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Maroilles, France 1807

Postby FBC-Elvas, Portugal » May 1st, 2012, 11:27 am

This huge Arc de Triomphe was erected in 1807 on the village green in the elegant village of Maroilles in northern France by the mayor Nicolas J. Vendois.
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1807 Monument at Maroilles, France
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Dedication stone at the top of the arch
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Back view of the monument
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Bicentennial plaque 1789 - 1989
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Re: Maroilles, France 1807

Postby FBC-Elvas, Portugal » July 9th, 2014, 8:01 am

The arch has been renovated.
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Re: Maroilles, France 1807

Postby Mark » July 9th, 2014, 8:55 am

Beautiful structure, great to see it has been restored!

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