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La Châtre in Indre, Centre-Val de Loire, France
 

La maison du Chevalier d'Ars

 
 
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By Eric Fonce, February 23, 2018
1. La maison du Chevalier d'Ars Marker
Inscription.   Cette haute maison, ornée de fenêtres et de lucarnes en pierre moulurée fut la propriété du Capitaine Louis d'Ars, maître d'armes du célèbre Chevalier Bayard qu'il adouba lui-même. Il possédait également le Château d'Ars, situé à 2 km au nord de La Châtre.

Elle fut achetée en 1638 par les pensionnaires du couvent des Carmes. Cette maison abrita des religieuses Ursulines en 1855, les Dames Dominicaines en 1869 puis le collège des jeunes filles.

[English translation:]

This high house, adorned with molded stone windows and skylights, was owned by Captain Louis d'Ars, master of arms of the famous Chevalier Bayard, which he named after himself. He also owned the Château d'Ars, located 2 km north of La Chatre.

In 1638 it was purchased by the residents of the Carmelite convent. In 1855 it became a home for Ursuline nuns, for Dominican nuns in 1869, and then a school for young women.

(Marker Number 5.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducation.
 
Location.

La maison du Chevalier d'Ars Marker image. Click for full size.
By Eric Fonce, February 23, 2018
2. La maison du Chevalier d'Ars Marker
46° 34.929′ N, 1° 59.21′ E. Marker is in La Châtre, Centre-Val de Loire, in Indre. Marker is on Rue d''Olmor. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8 Rue d''Olmor, La Châtre, Centre-Val de Loire 36400, France. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Plaque Commémorative de Jean Pacton (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Hôtel de Villaines (about 120 meters away); Place du Marché / Market Square (about 150 meters away); La Bataille de Bir Hakeim / The Battle of Bir Hakeim (about 180 meters away); Place du Docteur Vergne (about 210 meters away); Maison rue des Pavillons (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Fontaine Sainte-Radegonde (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Pont des Cabignats (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in La Châtre.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 9, 2018. It was originally submitted on February 24, 2018, by Corentin Buisson of Saint-Août, France. This page has been viewed 89 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 24, 2018, by Corentin Buisson of Saint-Août, France. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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