Monday, June 17, 2013

Chalons-sur-Marne France, Vintage Postcard of City Gate Porte Sainte-Croix

A previous postcard posted showed where Marie Antoinette met her final days.  During her happier days this gate was dedicated to her when she passed though Chalon-sur-Marne on the way to Marry the King.  It was then known as Porte Daphine.

Chalons-sur-Marne is in France and in 1998 the town name was changed to Chalons-en-Champagne.  This gate is one of the entrances into the city

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