Le cimetiere Montmartre
[The Montmartre Cemetery]
—Histoire de Paris —
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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
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.
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