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Styrcza

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Hidden : 8/21/2008
Difficulty:
1 out of 5
Terrain:
2 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:


Styrcza is the biggest village in Moldavia. Its history begins in late XIX century when Poles from Chocim and Kamieniec Podolski, tempted with low taxes and a discharge from service in tsarist army, arrived in Moldavia.
Baserabia (now Moldavia) was then sparsely populated.
Tsar of Russia wanted to have these lands colonized that's why he promised the discharge from long-term serivce in his army.
Many Polish families came to Baserabia.
After the World War II, Soviet Union authorities tried to eradicate Polish culture, placing a ban on religious and national practices.
People were deprived of their lands and some of them were deported to Siberia.
There were, however, many Poles who tried to maintain their Polish ethnic identity and taught their children the Polish language
from prayer books.
Nowadays they can freely go to Catholic Church, but they wish there was a Polish, not a Romanian priest in a parish.
There is an ethnographic museum in Strycza.

The container is hidden on the premises of The Polish House but there won't be any problems with gaining a permission to search for it
.
Mrs Aniela keeps an eye on the geocache. She also takes care of the House so you sholud inform her if You want to search on the premises.
The geocache is hidden in the surroundings of the House.

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Last Updated: on 11/15/2017 3:39:03 PM (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) (11:39 PM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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