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La Mounière, "In the footsteps of the hat makers" route

Historic site and monument, Industrial site, Historic patrimony, House, Dovecote, Ruins and remains, Town / Village, Wash house, Historic district, Road in Septfonds
  • The hat has deeply marked the village of Septfonds in its buildings and in its memories.

  • Very early on, from an activity using a local raw material, for a local market, the hat-making activity, which became industrial, became part of international imports/exports, leading straw and hat makers to travel! The trail "In the footsteps of memory" invites you to discover the impact of the hat-making activity on the village and to follow in the footsteps of the old hat-makers.

    Departure from La Mounière - Maison des Mémoires de Septfonds. Duration 1 hour.

    The route can be...
    Very early on, from an activity using a local raw material, for a local market, the hat-making activity, which became industrial, became part of international imports/exports, leading straw and hat makers to travel! The trail "In the footsteps of memory" invites you to discover the impact of the hat-making activity on the village and to follow in the footsteps of the old hat-makers.

    Departure from La Mounière - Maison des Mémoires de Septfonds. Duration 1 hour.

    The route can be downloaded from the La Mounière website (https://www.septfonds-la-mouniere.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Sur-les-pas-des-chapelleries.pdf) and is also available in paper form at La Mounière, the Septfonds town hall and in the village shops.