The Château de Chaumont is situated in Chaumont-sur-Loire, Loir-et-Cher, France. The castle was founded in the 10th century by Odo I, Count of Blois.

The name Chaumont derives from the French chauve mont, meaning “bald hill”.

“Chasteau et bourg de Chaumont, Veüe de l’hostellerie du grand Escu à Escures, sur la levée” by Louis Boudan(?). 1699. Source: BnF. (Image shows barque style boats mentioned in diary)


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  • Wikipedia.