La Fontaine aux Lepreux, Dole

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  • The name apparently comes from 1636 when the town was under siege for 80 days during the ten years war (Franche Comté v the kingdom of France). The lepers were made to wash their clothes in the... 
    The name apparently comes from 1636 when the town was under siege for 80 days during the ten years war (Franche Comté v the kingdom of France). The lepers were made to wash their clothes in the...  more »
  • Unexpected place behind the city. Strangely named 'fontaine aux lépreux" as it only was utilized to wash the linen. 
    Unexpected place behind the city. Strangely named 'fontaine aux lépreux" as it only was utilized to wash the linen.  more »

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