Bovelles - History


  • 1750 : Construction of the château, the residence of Général de GRIBEAUVAL, inventor of a cannon.
  • Temporarily chef-lieu of the canton during the French Revolution.
  • 1870 : Consecration of the new church.

  • 1940 : Evacuated during the German occupation
  • January 2004 : Bovelles and the neighbouring villages form the ‘‘Communauté de communes d'Amiens-Métropole.

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