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Wrocław in Wrocław Powiat, Dolnośląskie, Poland
 

Dawny Sierociniec / Former Orphanage (Orphanotropheum)

 
 
Dawny Sierociniec / Former Orphanage (Orphanotropheum) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 24, 2018
1. Dawny Sierociniec / Former Orphanage (Orphanotropheum) Marker
Inscription.   Dom dla katolickich sierot pochodzenia szlacheckiego, wzniesiony w latach 1702-1715 przez J. B. Peintnera. Barokowy gmach czesciowo zniszczony w 1945 r., został odrestaurowany w latach 1946-1954 i 1970-1972. Przez wiele lat siedziba Duszpasterstwa Akademickiego ,,Pod Czwórka", prowadzonego przez ks. A. Zienkiewicza ("Wujka").

It was a house for Catholic orphans of noble origin, erected in the years 1702-1715 by J. B. Peintner. The Baroque edifice, partly destroyed in 1945, was renovated in the years 1946-1954 and 1970-1972. For many years it was the seat of University Chaplaincy "Pod Czwórka” ("At No 4"), run by Reverend A. Zienkiewicz ("the Uncle").
 
Location. 51° 6.881′ N, 17° 2.607′ E. Marker is in Wrocław, Dolnośląskie, in Wrocław Powiat. Marker is at the intersection of Katedralna and plac Kościelny, on the left when traveling east on Katedralna. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Katedralna 4, Wrocław, Dolnośląskie 50-328, Poland.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance

Dawny Sierociniec / Former Orphanage (Orphanotropheum) and Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 24, 2018
2. Dawny Sierociniec / Former Orphanage (Orphanotropheum) and Marker - Wide View
The marker is visible here on the corner of the building, in the shadow of the lamp.
of this marker. Caspar Elyan (a few steps from this marker); Dawna kanonia kapituły świętokrzyskiej / Canon's of the Holy Cross house (within shouting distance of this marker); Former canons' house of the Holy Cross Chapter (within shouting distance of this marker); Dawna kanonia kapituły swiętokrzyskiej / Canon's House of the Holy Cross Chapter (within shouting distance of this marker); Edmund Bojanowski (within shouting distance of this marker); Pope John Paul II (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Dawne kanonie kapituły katedralnej / Canon's Houses of the Cathedral Chapter (about 90 meters away); Biskup / Bishop Nanker (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wrocław.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 7, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 7, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 7, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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