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Le cimetiere Montmartre

[The Montmartre Cemetery]

 

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By Barry Swackhamer, September 29, 2012
1. Le cimetiere Montmartre Marker
Inscription. Au dix huitième siècle, ce terrain sert d’accès aux nombreuses carrières de plâtre de la colline. Transformé en fosse commune pour les victimes des émeutes sous la Révolution, il garde cette vocation de nécropole, d’assez sinistre mémoire, sous le nom de “Cimetière de la Barrière blanche”, les parisiens exilés de la capitale après la fermeture de tous les cimetières intra-muros pour raison d’hygiene, y sont inhumés dans les conditions déplorables. Officiellement ouvert la 1er janvier 1825, le Cimetière de Nord est désormais protégé contre les pilleurs de sépultures; il perd ainsi en 1856 l’un de ses conservateurs, M. de Vaulabelle, inventeur d’un système de pièges avec mise à feu, victime de son devoir pour s’être envoyé une décharge mortelle en pleine poitrine!

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The Montmartre Cemetery
In the eighteenth century, this land was access to numerous plaster quarries on the hill. Turned into a common grave for victims of the riots in the French Revolution, it retained this vocation necropolis, of rather infamous reputation , as the "Graveyard of the white barrier,": Parisian banished from the capital after the closure of all intramural [?] burial grounds for reason of hygiene, who were buried in deplorable conditions. Officially opened the 1st January 1825, the

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By Barry Swackhamer, September 29, 2012
2. Le cimetiere Montmartre Marker
North Cemetery is now protected against grave robbers. In 1856 it lost one of its curators, M. Vaulabelle, inventor of a system of traps firing, killed on duty by a lethal shock to the chest!]
 
Location. 48° 53.112′ N, 2° 19.866′ E. Marker is in Paris, Île-de-France, in Paris. Marker is on Avenue Rachel. Click for map. This marker is in the Montmartre District of Paris. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20 Avenue Rachel, Paris, Île-de-France 75018, France.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Le Moulin-Rouge (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Le Moulin de la Galette (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Le Bateau-Lavoir (approx. half a kilometer away); Eglise Saint-Jean-l’Evangéliste (approx. half a kilometer away); Clos Montmartre (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Le Lapin Agile (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); La maison de Rose de Rosimond (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Saint-Pierre de Montmartre (approx. 0.8 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Paris.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Le cimetiere Montmartre image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 29, 2012
3. Le cimetiere Montmartre
Le cimetiere Montmartre image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 29, 2012
4. Le cimetiere Montmartre
 
 
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