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A little history of Orléans Saint-Paul tower

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Tower Orléans Saint-Paul tower

It was raised in 1627: parishioners asked for it because their church of Saint-Paul had no tower-bell.

Architect Benoît Lebrun owned the tower during the French Revolution. He decided to convert it into a house.

Parishioners raised against this plan and organized a petition. Finally, phew! The tower was saved and was owned by Etienne Tremblay, a goldsmith who lived rue Royale...

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