Chateau des Milandes, a World Village in France

sculpture of Josephine Baker in dancer garb

Josephine Baker was a legend in her own time. While she was an accomplished vaudeville dancer and singer, film star, civil rights activist, and spy, she relished her most important role as mother of 12 adopted children from around the world. Their home was Chateau des Milandes, in the Dordogne area of France. Today the chateau is open to the public, and filled with Josephine Baker memorabilia. ... Read Full Article