Merkuriusz Polski / The Polish Mercury
3 stycznia roku 1661
On January 3, 1661, in this building called Szoberowska (i.e., named after the Szober family), the first newspaper in Poland, The Polish Mercury, was published by Alexander Gorczyn.
This tablet was installed on the 300th anniversary of the Polish press.
Location. 50° 3.66′ N, 19° 56.428′ E. Marker is in Kraków, Małopolska, in Kraków Powiat. Marker is on Mały Rynek just north of Sienna, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Mały Rynek 6, Kraków, Małopolska 33-332, Poland.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Andrzej Badurski (within shouting distance of this marker); Kamienica Strzemboszowska / The Strzemboszowska House (within shouting distance of this marker); Kamienica Pod Trzema Lipami / House Under the Three Linden Trees
Also see . . . Merkuriusz Polski Ordynaryjny (Wikipedia). (Submitted on June 18, 2018.)
Additional keywords. journalism
Categories. • Communications •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 18, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 18, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 18, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.