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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1678/08/19 Longwy is annexed to the Kingdom of France by the Treaty of Nijmegen signed between the United Provinces and France at the end of the Dutch War.
1679/00/00 Sebastien Le Prestre de Vauban Engineer Under the direction of Vauban and Thomas de Choisy, a castle built by the Dukes of Lorraine and its surrounding town, overlooking the valley of Chiers and Longwy's lower town, are razed for the erection for a new town.
1690/00/00 Longwy's fortified Ville Neuve, New Town, is completed.
1913/08/20 The Porte de France is classified as a historical monument: two piles with sculpted panels surmounted by trophies, the tympanum above the bay decorated with a mutilated escutcheon accompanied by bundles of standards.
1933/10/03 The historical monument is amended to include: bastion 6 of the castle and curtain, half-moon 7 of Porte de France, bastion 1 of Bourg and curtain wall, half-moon 8 of Precipice, bastion 2 Notre-Dame and curtain wall, half-moon 12, bastion 3, etc.

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Particulars for Enceinte de Longwy, Longwy:
Area of Significance Architecture
Area of Significance Community Planning and Development
Category for Historic Use Defense
Area of Significance Engineering
Structure Type Fortification
Community Fortified Town
Sight Category Historic District
Area of Significance Military
Sight Category Structure
Structure Type Wall




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