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Rebuilding of the Grand Place Rebuilding of the Grand Place

Plaque: Rebuilding of the Grand Place

The inhabitants of Brussels, honouring the energy of their ancestors who in two years rebuilt their town from the ruins left by the destruction caused by the 1695 bombardment, have celebrated, on 26 June1897, the 200th anniversary of the rebuilding of the houses of the Grand Place.

Original inscription:

LES HABITANTS DE BRUXELLES
HONORANT L’ENERGIE DE LEURS ANCETRES
QUI EN DEUX ANS RELEVERENT DE SES
RUINES LEUR VILLE DETRUITE PAR LE
BOMBARDEMENT DE 1695 ONT CELEBRE LE
26 JUIN 1897 LE 200e ANNIVERSAIRE DE
LA REEIDIFICATION DES MAISONS DE LA
GRAND PLACE

Site: Rebuilding of the Grand Place (1 memorial)

1000, Grand Place, Hotel de Ville

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Grand Place

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