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12887Re: [polish_genius] Przybyszów

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  • Justin
    Feb 3, 2013
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      Roman,

      Thanks for the link to the map site. I didn't even know that this existed online. It might prove useful in future to cross-reference these land plots with the original cadastral maps to locate ancestral and historic properties with some precision.

      Justin

      --- In bukowsko_triangle@yahoogroups.com, Roman wrote:
      >
      > OK - so it is a bee town, not a cemetery. I thought so at first thinking
      > there couldn't be that many large tombstone monuments. Guess the
      > cemeteries are both invisible. The WIG maps claim that the first
      > cemetery is essentially where the bees live.
      >
      > Roman
      >
      > On 2/2/2013 10:43 AM, Debbie Greenlee wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > Roman,
      > >
      > > I do see the little, red roofed "summer" home on the right side of the
      > > road as you look at it.
      > >
      > > I am having trouble spotting the first cemetery on the map though. I
      > > do see bee hives (I remember them) lined up in 5 neat rows and they
      > > were "next" to the cemetery on the left side of the road as you look
      > > at the map.
      > >
      > > The cemetery was very close to the road so I think it is immediately
      > > north of the beehives. I don't think anyone would pick it out as a
      > > cemetery on this map though.
      > >
      > > Debbie
      > >
      > > Roman wrote:
      > >> Debbie and Marie,
      > >>
      > >> A good source that provides a map of the area with much better
      > >> resolution than Google Earth is the Polish government geoportal site
      > >>
      > >>> http://maps.geoportal.gov.pl/webclient/
      > >>
      > >> intended as a cadastral reference. (You can remove the cadastral
      > >> boundary markers by selecting the ORTO map option.)
      > >>
      > >> It clearly shows the ski lift and the continuing road toward (currently
      > >> non-existent) Przybyszów. There is a small red-roofed house about
      > >> half-way there. The first cemetery is clearly visible. There appears to
      > >> be a small structure within the 'U' where the road makes essentially a
      > >> U-turn to the left and then continues south where the cerkiew was
      > >> located. The second cemetery would be a bit further down that path on
      > >> the left side (according to the WIG maps).
      > >>
      > >> Roman
      > >>
      > >> On 2/1/2013 6:10 PM, Debbie Greenlee wrote:
      > >>>
      > >>>
      > >>> Marie,
      > >>>
      > >>> To get to Przybyszów you have to go to Karlików (from Bukowsko).
      > >>> If you passed the ski lift in Karlików then you were headed in the
      > >>> right direction. We could not drive any further as I mentioned in my
      > >>> Trip Report Poland-Ukraine September 2011. We had to walk about a mile
      > >>> up that rutted road. A 4-wheeler/jeep/truck/tractor could make the
      > >>> drive but not a car. Seems to me there were little food chalets being
      > >>> built on the left side of the road near the ski lift. I think we had
      > >>> to walk "passed" them up the rutted road. I don't think we came across
      > >>> the chalets before we parked but I might say something about this in
      > >>> my Trip Report.
      > >>>
      > >>> The Przybyszów cemetery that still has quite a few headstones is on
      > >>> the right side of the road surrounded by meadows.
      > >>>
      > >>> The location of the church and the other cemetery are further up the
      > >>> road, across the "river" on the left.
      > >>>
      > >>> I don't know which house you mean. I recall a small "summer" house
      > >>> between the ski lift and the cemetery. I have a photo of it though
      > >>> it's not on my web site since I wasn't sure in which village it
      > >>> belongs. I also don't remember what houses are where, going from
      > >>> Karlików to Przybyszów.
      > >>>
      > >>> I am not aware of anyone living in Przybyszów who was "interested" in
      > >>> it. The young man we found trying to refurbish the cemetery lives in
      > >>> Zagórz. His name is Piotr Bryła, a name which by the way, is found in
      > >>> Bukowsko records.
      > >>>
      > >>> On my web site the picture labeled "Looking back down the road which
      > >>> leads to Przybyszów" was taken near where I parked the car to start
      > >>> walking.
      > >>> The cement block road turned into rutted dirt (from tractors) which is
      > >>> why we walked.
      > >>>
      > >>> If you look at the first picture under "Karlikow" you can see the ski
      > >>> hill in the distance.
      > >>>
      > >>> So, to answer your question, I don't think you went far enough.
      > >>>
      > >>> Debbie
      > >
      > >
      >
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