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Introduction
History
Location and climate
Spa treatment
Monuments, Culture
Spa traditions
Obory - the craddle of Konstancin
Books

History of Konstancin
written by Józef Hertel


Monuments and culture
There are counless interesting places in and around the city of Konstancin. Here are some of those:
1. Konstancin - the boulder at the entrance to the Park, to commemorate the founder of the city.
Villa "¦wit" (Dawn), at Żeromskiego St. - first the home of a famous painter, Zdzisław jasiński, later, 1920-1925 the place where Stefan Żeromski lived. Currently the writers daughter, Monika Zeromska, lives in there.
Villa "Julia" - owned by the families of Machlejda-Henisz
Villa "Ukrainka"(The Ukrainian Girl) at Batorego St. - the place where Wacław G±siorowski lived. After the war it was inhabited by the fame of Warsaw and Konstancin - Jadwiga Pate. having mentione two writers, it's necessary to add others: Leopold Buczkowski (Piasta St.), Roman Bratny (Mickiewicza St.), Jerzy Zawieyski (Potulickich St.).
Villa "Anna" at Żeromskiego St. - former Professors' Setlement, bearing the memory of people like Tatarkiewicz, Szober, H.Mo¶cicki, writer - Maria D±browska and Conrad's translator - Aniela Zagórska.
Villa "Moja" (Mine) - Sienkiewicza St. where a famous painter Józef Pankiewicz hoster the senator Laurysiewicz
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Some of the homes bear also the names of their famous designers:
Vilia at Batorego St. 41 - project of Władysław Marconi (1900) - Dziewulski
"Ave" - Wilanowska St. , arch. Jan Heurich (1903) - The Manns,
"Zameczek" (Small Castle) - Sobieskiego St. , arch. Izydor Pianko (1903) -dr, Rodys, later The Millers,
"Gryf" (gryphon) - Sobieskiego St. , arch. Bronisław Czosnowski - formerly knwo as "Zagadka" (The Riddle),
The Skolimów Church - arch.Rogóyski (1905) - founded by the worshipers,
The Church in Mirków (The Industrial Jeziorna) - arch. Kuder (1907) - founded by Natanson and the workers of paper factory,
The Church in Konstancin - arch. Józef Dziekoński (1911) - founded by countess Józefa D±mbska,
"Ukrainka" (The Ucrainian Girl) - Batorego St., arch. Tadeusz Tołwiński (1914) and The Emeryks family,

Seydl's Castle

"Dworek w Lesie"(The Forest mansion) - Skargi St. , arch. Antoni Wójcicki - dr. Wedel,
"Anusia" – Żółkiewskiego St. , arch. Czesław Przybylski (1934) - The Wertheims,
"Eloe" - Jagiellońska St. , arch. Kazimierz Skórewicz - president of Warsaw, Drzewiecki,
„As"- Sobieskiego St. - The Home of Creative Works "ZAiKS",
Skolimów Graveyard - The Golden Book,
The Graveyard of Warsaw Uprising Heroes in Powsin,
The Słomczyn Graveyard with the Family Chapel of Potulicki - Mielżyńskis,
The Marynin Graveyard, described by S. ¬eromski in his book "Pomyłki" (The Mistakes).
2. Obory - the manor farm from second half of 17th century - designed by arch. Tylman of Gameren. Once the property of Crown Chancellor of King Jan III Sobieski and his wife - the sister of QueenMarysieńka. Later owned by the counts Potuliccy. Since 1948 - The Home for Polish Wirters named of Bolesław Prus.
3. Jeziorna - here in 1760 the paper mill was built - it was the origin of Royal Paper Factory and modern day Warsaw Paper Faktories. There is a very interesting exhibition of workers movement and paper production available for viewing there.

Valuable photographs of the Old paper Mill, the oldest monument of Jeziorna, from 1830, designed by the famous architect Jan Jakub Gay. A settlement of Mirków, worth knowing, includes the neogothic church of St. Joseph with the priceless paintings of Baptism of Jesus (by an unknown 17th c. master) and Jesus King in Thorn Crown (by the famous Adam Styka).
"Siren" villa

 

Autor : Józef Hertel członek stowarzyszenia Autorów "ZAIKS", nr.leg: 1539F, wszelkie prawa zastrzeżone.