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Ramparts and defensive tower, 13th century, and on the right, the Porte Saint Pierre, or St Peter's Gate, at the medieval castle of Chateau-Thierry, where St Joan of Arc is said to have entered at the town's surrender to the forces of King Charles VII, Chateau-Thierry, Picardy, France. The Porte Saint Pierre was listed as a Historical Monument in 1886. The first fortifications on this spur over the river Marne date from the 4th century and the first castle was built in the 9th century...
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