A "Tchorek plaque" on the western wall of the Hale Mirowskie which commemorates the 510 people who were murdered here by the Germans on and August 1944 - one of many such atrocities that took place during the Wola massacre.
Kanał Augustowski, łączący dorzecze Wisły i Niemna, jest wybitnym zabytkiem techniki, w skali całego kraju. Zaprojektowany został przez polskich inżynierów wojskowych, ma ponad 100 km długości i 18 śluz, z czego obecnie w granicach Polski znajduje się 84 km kanału i 15 śluz. Ze względu na rozwiązania techniczne i wartości przyrodnicze, został zgłoszony do wpisania na Listę Światowego Dziedzictwa UNESCO
October in connection with the anniversary of the death of Fr. Jerzy Popieluszko was posthumously awarded by the President of Poland, Lech Kaczyński, the Order of the White Eagle. In 1984 he was awarded the Star of Perseverance.
The Anonymous Pedestrians are 14 bronze statues representing the people who disappeared during the introduction of martial law in Poland on the 13th December 1981. The memorial which was designed by Jerzy Kalina was erected in December 2005. The correct name of the artistic work is "Transition" (Przejscie).Directions: The Anonymous Pedestrians statues can be found on the pavement at the street corner of Pilsudskiego and Swidnicka which is located about 1,5 km south of the Market Square…
Although it is not the official Polish anthem, "The Oath" by Maria Konopnicka (with Nowowiejski's music) was once proposed to be, and is a known and symbolic poem that has a special meaning to Poles' hearts. Listen: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sCmUhYq1QqU Read more: http://info-poland.buffalo.edu/web/arts_culture/music/hymns/rota/Oath.html