The principal achievements of Louis XVI's reign.
At the base of the obelisk monument at Port-Vendres are
four bronze bas-reliefs, representing
the principal achievements of Louis XVI's reign
Abolishment of serfdom
Freedom of commerce
Rebuilding of the Royal navy
Independence of the United States of America
This plaque depicts the King's ship,
, arriving in Falmouth, Massachusetts on April 13, 1778.
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Page posted 17 September 2006.