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Le Chêne Chapelle: The Ancient Oak Tree Chapel as Old As France Itself

In the quiet town of Allouville-Bellefosse in France, sits a little slice of ancient history – a giant oak tree that is said to be as old as the nation of France itself. Following a lightning strike, which burnt out its center in the 1600s, the tree was viewed as a sign from God, and two sanctuaries were built directly into its hollow. Today, mass continues to be celebrated inside the Chapel Oak.

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