Under the Eagle Pharmacy

Local nameApteka Pod Orłem
LocationPodgórze, Kraków, Poland

The Eagle Pharmacy Museum is located on the southwest edge of the Bohaterów Getta Square, under number 18 in Kraków, Poland.

Since 1910, its proprietor was Jozef Pankiewicz and after him Tadeusz Pankiewicz, his son who ran it since 1933. Before World War II, it was one of the four pharmacies in Podgórze district. Its clients were both Polish and Jewish residents of the district. A frequent customer was, e.g., "Bikkur Cholim" charity.On March 1941, the Germans established a ghetto in Podgórze for Kraków's Jews, Pankiewicz's pharmacy was the only one within its borders and its proprietor was the only Pole with rights to stay in it.The Jews that lived in the ghetto chose the pharmacy as the place for conspiratorial meetings. Among them were: writer Mordechai Gebirtig, painter Abraham Neumann, Dr Julian Aleksandrowicz, neurologist Dr Bernhard Bornstein, Dr Leon Steinberg and pharmacists: Emanuel Herman, Roman Imerglück.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eagle_Pharmacy

Official Website https://www.mhk.pl/oddzialy/apteka-pod-orlem

Email apteka@mhk.pl

Phone +48 12 656 56 25

Address Plac Bohaterów Getta 18, Kraków, Poland

Coordinates 50°2'46.451" N 19°57'14.933" E

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