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Second chain-brigade

On the third Sunday of January, the second “chain-brigade” was held. With the help of volunteers, the Political association managed to clean up not only the main building of the chain locker but the roof of the rear section as well.


We managed to get individual financial support from the Karlovy Vary region for the winteWe received financial support from the Karlovy Vary region!rization of the Řetízkárna. Active helpers cleaned up the building this week and prepared it for the next event. Thank you to both the region and all the workers on site!

Support of Zdeněk Mandrholec

Mr. Zdeněk Mandrholec is one of the last Muggles who actively support our initiative. He went through several labor camps in Jáchymov region. According to him, the terrible time associated with the atrocities associated with the previous regime should be constantly remembered.

Paleček’s castle

PALEČEK’s castle The so-called Paleček’s castle is a 150 centimeter tall garden miniature of a Gothic castle. Its torso still stands in the area of the former Jáchymov uranium mine Rovnost I. The building is part of the extensive Jáchymov mythology, Muggle legends and historical misinterpretations. According to the oft-quoted speculations of some publicists and …

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We are releasing a spot!

Help us save the ruin of the former “chain” changing room near Jáchymov. Let’s transform together the last authentic building on the territory of the largest Czechoslovak uranium camp into a community and educational center. Let’s create a new space where we will devote ourselves to education about the Ore Mountains, their inhabitants and the traumas of the 20th century. It will become a place for meetings, organizing cultural events, summer schools and, last but not least, also a base for walks along the renewed educational trail Jachymov’s hell. Exactly such a place is missing in the region…

The brigade happened success!

On the first weekend of November, the Association Political planned the first cleaning brigade in the area of the former mining changing room – “Řetízkárna”. Thanks to the volunteers was possible to do a lot of work in one day. THANK YOU!

Press release

The Association Political, which is for example behind the restoration of the Jachymov’s hell educational trail, managed to buy t the object of the changing room at the former convict labor camp and uranium mine Rovnost near Jáchymov. The hope, which was launched at the beginning of the year by a successful public collection, was fulfilled thanks to the efforts of volunteers and friends of the association. The rescue of the building and its transformation into a community and educational center begins.

International project RETOUR

History has both its bright and dark sides. However, none of them should be forgotten. International project RETOUR – Remember to understand each other focuses on the modern history of individual participating countries. At the beginning of August, all participants met in the Czech Republic, where the organizers presented issues of the 1950s.