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Rue des Freres Mineurs

stone archway over a stone street and stone walls in Vieux Huy

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* Hoei / Huy - population: 20,000, one the oldest cities in Belgium, settled by the Romans as Hoium in the 2nd century AD at confluence of the Meuse, Mehaigne and Hoyoux rivers

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Skyline

left- Collegiale Notre-Dame

constructed: 1311-1536

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right- Fort de Huy / Citadelle de Huy

- fortification built on the site of Li Tchestia Chateau (razed 1717)

constructed: 1818-23, by the Dutch
architect: Lieutenant Colonel Cammerlingh & Captain Ammemaet
prison: May 1940 - 5 September 1944, by Germany
prison: 12 September 1944 - December 1946, by Belgium for its WWII traitors
current use: Museum of the Resistance and Concentration Camps, since 1992
location: atop Mur de Huy / Wall of Huy a 128 meter / 420 foot hill

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Citadel Interrogation Room

The Germans imprisoned over seven thousand people in Fort de Huy during World War II

  • Last visit to Huy: Apr 2010
  • Intro Updated May 19, 2010
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“empty suitcases stare at me like mouths waiting to be fed”

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