Baslieux-lès-Fismes marnaise town is a charming, full of 300 people, on the border of the Aisne and Marne.
It covers 562 hectares, its territory is open to the valley of the Vesle.
The origin of its name comes from the Gallo-Roman, Ballius, who owned a villa on the site of the current town.
In the twelfth century the Templars erected a commander in the town.
Located a few kilometers as the crow flies from the Chemin des Dames, many troops stationed there during the Great War, a renowned novelist, Jean-Michel Thibaux, wrote "the recall of the Drum" whose action takes place in large Baslieux-lès-Fismes part during the War of 14-18.