The First World War
The First World War Grande Guerre.
Our house was used as a field hospital during the war.
A lot of sites of the First World War already exist, we are not trying to create one more, but we can present a collection of links regarding the war here in the region.
In Châtel-Chéhéry itself we have of course Sergeant York, a beautiful walk through the Argonne Forest, with its own story.
Montfaucon American Monument in Montfaucon, it is a challenge to climb up the 200 steps, but the view is very rewarding.
Worthwhile is the Butte de Vauquois.
Jean-Paul de Vries’s passion is reflected in his private collection that grew since 1976 into an extensive exposition in this informal museum about the First World War.