Lędziny 2011-2012

A brief history of town

Gallery

The Ziemowit's Coalmine in the distance:

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St. Clement's Church at The Perun's Mountain. The present church was built in 1772:

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At The Perun's Mountain:

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Buildings at Lędzińska Street:

Rynek

Rynek

Rynek

Rynek

A confectionery on the corner of Lędzińska and Paderewskiego Street (former Johann Fabian's colonial shop):

Fabian

A drugstore (former Karl Rosner's inn):

Rosner

Wanot's house (today at Lędzińska 153 Street / Andrzej Wanot's bakehouse / a photographer):

Wanot

Wanot

The Post Office no 1:

Poczta

Poczta

The Municipal Public Library, former parsonage, Lędzińska 88 today:

Biblioteka

Biblioteka

Here was Wybraniec's House before WW2 (no longer exists):

Wybraniec

The Convent of Boromeuszki nuns:

Boromeuszki

Before WW2, there was Erwin Mansel's house / "Drogeria" - a drugstore / a barber:

Mansel

"Paul Haśnik's Inn" ("U Haśnika"), Lędzińska 159 Street nowadays:

U Haśnika

U Haśnika

A grocery, former The Mayor House / Paul Spyra's house:

Paul's Spyra House

Walenty Hachuła's house (since 1930), former The Toll Collection Point:

Hachuła

Hachuła

Hachuła

"U Domżoła Inn", nowadays Sobieskiego 27 Street:

U Domżoła

U Domżoła

U Domżoła

The Fold - the oldest building in Lędziny (XVII century):

Owczarnia

Lędziny during WW2 (between about 1940-1943):

Mapa Lędzin 1940-1943

Legend:

  • 1 - former The Toll Collection Point (Walenty Hachuła's house since 1930);
  • 2 - former Adolf Weissmann's inn / Synagogue / the first post office in the town (funded in 1880); the house was torn down in the mid-'90s, currently on this place there is a roundabout;
  • 3 - former The Mayor House / Paul Spyra's house (a grocery nowadays);
  • 4 - former Wybraniec's house (no longer exists);
  • 5 - Paul Haśnik's inn ("Bar Uniwersalny" nowadays; Haśnik family still lives here;);
  • 6 - a former vicar house (was torn down in the late '90s; no longer exists);
  • 7 - Erwin Mansel's house / "Drogeria" - a drugstore / barber;
  • 8 - a former parsonage (The Municipal Public Library nowadays at Lędzińska 88, former Wolności 10);
  • 9 - The Convent of Boromeuszki nuns;
  • 10 - The Post Office no. 1;
  • 11 - Wanot's house (today at Lędzińska 153 Street / Andrzej Wanot's bakehouse / a photographer);
  • 12 - former Karl Rosner's inn (a drugstore nowadays);
  • 13 - former Johann Fabian's colonial shop (a confectionery today);
  • 14 - former school (currently a health centre);
  • 15 - Jan Śmiłowski's house;
  • 16 - Paszek's barn;
  • 17 - Primery School no. 1;
  • 18 - school playground;
  • 19 - a barrack for the SS guards (no longer exists);
  • 20 - Lager Heimat / Lager Günther I (no longer exists);
  • 21 - St. Anna's Church;
  • 22 - St. Anna's parsonage;
  • 23 - "Fold" - the oldest building in Lędziny;
  • 24 - Domżoł's inn;
  • 25 - Jurowicz's house (destroyed during WW2, no longer exists);
  • 26 - Jarosz's house (destroyed during WW2, no longer exists);
  • 27 - Stolecki's ponds (former Grzeja's ponds);

The old names of the streets:

Recommended literature:

See also: