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Vieux-Bourg church

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The church, with its imposing steeple, looks down on the town and port from the top of a hill, and is reached via a beautiful garden full of many different species of flowers. Inside, you can admire the statue of the Virgin Mary, or Notre-Dame de La Salette, as it is called by Catholic worshippers. The name is a reference to an apparition of the Virgin Mary, witnessed by two children on September 19, 1846 above the village of La Salette-Fallavaux near Corps in France. Notre-Dame de La Salette is also the name of the shrine that was erected at the site of the apparition. Adjoining the church is the cemetery; buried here is Félix Gama, born on the “Mon Repos” plantation in 1830, the son of a slave woman named Clairine. In 1900, Félix Gama became the town’s first black mayor.

Built at the top of the mountain
Built at the top of the mountain
Church of Vieux-Bourg - Morne-à-l'Eau, Guadeloupe: chevet and steeple
Church of Vieux-Bourg - Morne-à-l'Eau, Guadeloupe: chevet and steeple
Church of Vieux-Bourg, Morne-à-l'Eau. Nave and choir
Church of Vieux-Bourg, Morne-à-l'Eau. Nave and choir
Guadeloupe - Notre-Dame de La Salette, in the city of Morne-a-l'Eau
Guadeloupe - Notre-Dame de La Salette, in the city of Morne-a-l'Eau
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