Books about Brodec and Volha
The Municipal Museum has published two books focusing on the history of the town and its heritage. The first publication, entitled "The Volga was our port", is about the legendary pub that stood on the small square until its demolition. This inn existed for 130 years and the publication offers many photographs and stories relating to its history. Locals still remember this pub as a kind of town centre and a place where people of different faiths and interests gathered. The Volha pub is inseparable from the history of Železný Brod.
The second book entitled "Brodec, pictures from the history of the town district" is dedicated to one of the town districts of Železný Brod. It recalls its first known inhabitants, deals with its industrial and construction development and finds a certain poetry in the concrete corners of the settlement on Vápenka. The publication is full of photographs and documents that capture the historical moments of this magical place. Readers will learn many interesting facts about how this part of the city has evolved over the years and how its architecture has changed.
You can buy the book "Volha was our port" for 120 CZK and the publication "Brodec, pictures from the history of the town district" for 175 CZK. These publications are available during the opening hours of the Běliště/ethnographic exhibition or at the town's information centre.
These books will interest all those who are interested in the history of Železný Brod and its heritage.If you want to get more information about the town and its history, we definitely recommend visiting Běliště and seeing these publications in person.