Happy Czechoslovak Independence Day!

October 28, 1918

A couple of related happenings:

See the NY Chapter of the Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences tree-planting announcement

Perhaps appropriately on Czechoslovak Independence Day, Kosice’s downtown ‘Prior’ department store (today ‘Tesco’) is getting a cleaning! ‘Prior’ was established under Communism in the 1980s, it reportedly became one of the first ‘K-Mart’ stores after the regime change in 1989! Photo courtesy of Kosice noted tour guide, Milan Kolcun (via Facebook).

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