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SALT FACTORY IN DROHOBYCH

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Salt factory is unique in Drohobych, authentic and unique manufactory. Even during the period of Kievan Rus in the eleventh century on the site then there was a small settlement Drohobycz, which had on its site a number of "salty sources" - sources of brine. Since the founding of the city, Drohobych served as regional and local "soup". Factory, with lying on both sides of the historic building, wooden, shingle-roofed churches: Orthodox church of Saint George (XV-XVI century) and the Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross (Eighteenth century), form a vast complex of ancient, being on the board, "Museum of the Earth Drohobyskiej".

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CATEGORY OF ARTICLE: Articles, History , Monuments January 25, 2011, 20:13

For lovers of industrial monuments should immediately go to Drohobycz, where in the old industrial district near the historic center lies the historic factory („warzelnia”) only.

The building is considered a monument of industry. Factory, with lying on both sides of the historic building, wooden, shingle-roofed churches: Orthodox church of Saint George (XV-XVI century) and the Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross (Eighteenth century), form a vast complex of ancient, being on the board, "Museum of the Earth Drohobyskiej".

CERKIEW-SW-JERZEGO-W-DROHOBYCZU

Orthodox church of Saint George

Salt factory is unique in Drohobych, authentic and unique manufactory. Even during the period of Kievan Rus in the eleventh century on the site then there was a small settlement Drohobycz, which had on its site a number of "salty sources" - sources of brine. Since the founding of the city (present age of the city is estimated at about 915 years), Drohobych served as local and regional „ŻUPY”.

Geologicznie in hydrologicznie, brine from salt deposits Permian. At one of the districts Drochobycza, located at a depth of several hundred meters, large „słony staw”, in which the sweet ground water, contact with rock salt decks. The result is a dissolution of rock salt in the water, resulting in the creation of a high concentration of salt NaCl (salt). As a result of pressure and the resulting influx of new ground water to the underground storage tank - brine is precipitated on the surface.

It is this brine (salt water) gave the "impulse" rise of industry in these areas related to the extraction of salt by boiling. In the eleventh century it was the first such workshop, where salt was extracted in the area of ​​Western Ukraine. Thanks to strata occurring salts and numerous forests (performed functions wood fuel material), using the technology of brewing salts, in pollen sourced salt, which is brewed in special containers, and then the evaporation of water packaged in a special „TOPKI” and toasted on the fire.

It is these nine topki in the number of pieces, appear on the coat of arms Drohobycz. Symbolize the industry, who gave life to the city.

HERB DROHOBYCZA

Herb Drohobycza

LEGEND:

Soup in Drohobych also binds to a legend:

… "Long, long ago in the areas where the salt factory is now, the hill was covered with vast meadows. In one place on the hill all the vegetation was "burned", znicznona and lifeless. Earth nienadawała for growing and had a salty, bitter aftertaste. Local people very religious believer in the supernatural and evil, which lurks in the ground - concluded, believed in the fact - that the dragon lives on the hill, that his fiery and poisonous exhaust, destroys vegetation and makes the earth a dead. It was therefore decided to locate this place Cerkiem, whose patron was St.. George. This patron was chosen deliberately, because as we all know St. George – was the dragon tamer, jaszczura (devil). Traditionally, the legend of Saint George talk about his battle with the dragon. Currently, his image appears on many coats of cities, example is the coat of arms of Moscow. Residents believed, St. George that will protect them from evil, a church stands to this day at the historic old salt factory. Later it was, of this salt was a gift from God, a source who burned meadows, have been used for industrial purposes and significantly enrich the city … „ .

SWIETY-JERZY HERB-MOSKWY

St. George Coat of arms of Moscow and



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jola-powerbuilder wrote / wa, February 5, 2011 , 18:10

The idea for the super page, cool pictures, although you need to work on the text :)))

    Yuriy Сhernets said, February 7, 2011 , 10:51

    By Jola, necessarily going to work on the text! You were already in Ukraine, especially in those places, described in the articles?

George wrote/was, August 25, 2016 , 10:41

Hello from Warsaw. From this, What I know my great-grandfather was the last żupnikiem has attracted (turn of 19th and 20th century.). In drohobycz were born also my grandfather and Father. Yours Lord and beautiful city, that and my heart has its own, very warm for
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