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Plague Column     

It can be seen in the garden of the house no 90. The column is 2.8 m high and was built after the wars with Napoleon in memory of epidemics, which killed plenty of people in the parish. It is very simple, because the people were poor and destitute in the wars. Most of them earned their living by spinning and cloth making. The level of agricultural production was low because the soil was infertile.

The visitors cn see metal plaques in four niches. On one of them there is the text: “To the memory of plague in Moravia and Silesia in 1815 and 1816.” On the others you can see paintings with biblical themes: Christ praying on Mount of Olives, Christ´s Crucifixion on Calvary and Seven Deceased in Mortuary. The column, which had been considerably damaged, was reconstructed in 1995. The paintings on the column are copies – originals are kept in the Town Museum.