New Podgórze cemetery

New Podgórze cemetery was established in 1900, the first person to be buried there was 23-year old Tekla Dudek from Zakrzówek. In 1905 there was build a small chapel, which was decorated by Stanisław Bodnicki’s workshop. The cemetery was expanded several times, nowadays it is considered to be closed. Some famous families are also buried here, family of Mateczny, Bodniccy(stonemasons), Matulowie(pharmacists) and Antony Wolak(Krakow Opera singer).

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