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Cologne Agnes - Worker colony was founded for the zinc smelter workers "Agnes" in Dąb, now district of Katowice.

Ironworks "Agnes" was founded in 1842 by the steel Inspector Chorzela inhabited in adjacent district named "Oak". During the first Silesian uprising in the colony lasted a short battle with a detachment of insurgents defending Grenzschutz transformer station. In 1924,colony Agnes was connected with the neighboring municipality Jσzefowiec to community Wełnowiec. In 1951 the entire village became part of Katowice. Currently, only fragments are preserved nineteenth century buildings.

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