350 Years of History

House where Marguerite Bourgeoys was born, Troyes, France. Unknown source.

Marguerite Bourgeoys and her family lived at 19 bis de la Grande Rue on Belle Croix Square (today Alexandre-Israël Square) in the Saint-Jean district in Troyes, in Champagne (France). The house which saw her grow was probably built in the 13th century. It was demolished in 1977.