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Marche-en-Famenne
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Place du Roi Albert

Le Grand Georges

Georges Peret
Marche-en-Famenne 1897 - Marche-en-Famenne 1980
town crier of Marche-en-Famenne
(Gravestone).
Christian Leroy
1988

Marche-en-Famenne /  Le Grand Georges   Marche-en-Famenne /  Le Grand Georges

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Statue of 'Grand Georges' with his bell, and reading from a paper with the coat-of-arms of Marche-en-Famenne. He was the last town-crier of Marche-en-Famenne. On the base is written le grand georges. The statue stands on the central pillar of a fountain.

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Location (N 50°13'39" - E 5°20'38")

Item Code: belu011; Photograph: 1 June 2019
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