Before going to the USA : Lafayette - chateau de Chavaniac

by Camille September. 21, 2015 5412 views

The Château de Chavaniac is a fortified manor-house in Chavaniac-Lafayette, Auvergne, France, - 92 km from my city, Clermont-Ferrand.

The French and American flags fly permanently over the castle in honor of the key role Lafayette played in the French and American revolutions.

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Olga Helys 3 years, 10 months ago

Beau reportage

3 years, 10 months ago Edited
John Parsons 3 years, 11 months ago

Great pics - interesting history.

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Glo B 3 years, 11 months ago

Looks like my kind of place...We have a famous family here in the east coast by the name of DuPont that I believe were from France. They are famous for establishing the American DuPont Company and for the beautiful Longwood Gardens and Nemours Gardens....which some of these photos remind me of....Great photos!

3 years, 11 months ago Edited
Oweena 3 years, 11 months ago

Those huge fireplaces always amaze me.

3 years, 11 months ago Edited
Sara G 3 years, 11 months ago

Very interesting. We have a city named for Lafayette here in Louisiana honoring him..he looked so young!

3 years, 11 months ago Edited
Jay Boggess 3 years, 11 months ago

Wow! I was not aware of this important relationship! Thanks!

3 years, 11 months ago Edited
Ros Mercury 3 years, 12 months ago

Ops tres bien presente et d'une qualitee exceptionelle surtout la 14ieme.

3 years, 12 months ago Edited
Michel Benjamin 3 years, 12 months ago

beau reportage découverte et instructif. des drapeaux qui flottent au vent...je trouve cela toujours très beau

3 years, 12 months ago Edited
Marilyn Grimble 3 years, 12 months ago

Lovely shots.

3 years, 12 months ago Edited
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