Having written about Felix Armand a couple of days ago, I want to add that I have since found more memorials to him in Quillan. There is a Felix Armand street very near us. And this morning I noticed that a large rock monument near the railway station is dedicated to Felix Armand. The rock has a hole roughly bored through it, presumably echoing the road through the gorge. It occurred to me that he might be buried beneath the memorial so I stepped more respectfully around it after that. He must have been quite the hero of his time. Having started to read Graham Robb’s The Discovery of France, I note that when Armand was around this region would not have been at all French, as we know it today. Was he a local, speaking whatever language they spoke here, or was he sent down here by the post-revolutionary administration based in Paris to better connect this area with the rest of France? Even Wikipedia has revealed little to me.