Boulogne Fish Matrket
Boulogne -
Boulogne Harbour.
The Steamer "Invicta" sailing for Folkestone.
Boulogne-sur-Mer, Boulevard sainte-Beuve
Boulogne, France - View
A panoramic view of Boulogne from the Calvary.    
Le Boulevard Sainte-Beuve.
Boulogne - Hotel des Postes
Boulogne Casino
Boulogne, Pont Marguet
A 1911 postcard of the Post Office in Boulogne, outside which stands a
statue of Frederic Sauvage, inventor of the propeller (helice).
The Casino.
The Pont Marguet and the Docks.
Boulogne Harbour - le
Boulogne - Porte Gavole
The "Holland"  entering Boulogne harbour.
La Porte Gavole.
The Column of the Grande Armee.
A modern reproduction of a lovely old poster
advertising daily rail and steamer services from
Paris to London - definitely pre-Eurostar !!
Boulogne - Grosse Mer
Departure of the Fishing Boats.
Boulogne Beach
Boulogne, Porte des Dunes
Boulogne Casino
The Casino.    
The Beach at Boulogne.
The Quai Gambetta and the Fish Market about 1910.
La Porte des Dunes.
Old Postcard, Boulogne, France, Quai Gambetta
Boulogne-sur-Mer is a city and port in Northern France on the English Channel. It's a great
place for a day trip or to stay for a few nights. There are plenty of good restaurants and lots to
do - the beach is great and
Nausicaa is fun - and don't forget to explore the old town.
A nice old card of the Quai Gambetta - and some interesting barrels !     
The Fish Market.  
Boulevard Sainte-Beuve - a postcard from 1909.
An early 1900s view of the port.
Boulogne-sur-Mer, France - La gare centrale
A nice old postcard of the Station and the Hotel Terminus.
Les Passeurs.
Boulogne Quais
A great old postcard of fishermen's wives bringing provisions to the
fishing boats.  
Boulogne, Phare
The Lighthouse on the East jetty.
Did You Know......that on 6 April 1580, an earthquake struck the Boulogne area. It was reported
that the town was flooded and buildings were shaken like leaves. Wine casks rolled off their
stands, furniture was overturned and tables were lifted into the air. The quake also struck
Did You Know......that Sir Alexander Fleming,
who in 1929 discovered penicillin, served in a
military hospital during World War 1 ? He was able
to make advances in the use of antiseptics for
treating wounds. This hospital was located in what
had been a fencing school on the roof of the
Casino in Boulogne.
Postcards of the Past

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