District Antonesti - Antonesti, a settlement on the Arges Valley born in wartime.
Antonesti. A settlement that, while there, no matter how you find the map of China. The small village on the Arges Valley, the village was founded Corbeni of Marshal Antonescu, hence the name, but acts as Poienari or Poenari-appearing again.
A village-miracle for its time, consisting of villas, electrified and hospital, a real model. Built by prisoners Soviets guilty silence has been covered by a communist regime could not only create Cap's, his beautiful face and clear schimonoseasca the Romanian village.
In the summer of 1941, shortly after Romania in the Second World War, Arges Valley was hit by floods of proportions. Head of State, General Ion Antonescu, later Marshal of Romania, Arges originally decided to build a new village for people affected by disaster. How valid were the front men in the struggle against Bolshevism and for the recovery of abducted Bessarabia, the labor force were used Soviet prisoners of war.
Monastery of St. John the Baptist, after the floods in the summer of 1941, Marshal Ion Antonescu built a new village on the Arges Valley, called Antonesti.
Antonesti church building began in 1943 on land donated by George Erbasu.
But the church remains unfinished because towards the establishment in Romania, after 23 August 1944, the new atheist regime.
The care and Muscel Arges Ips Calinic of the church is the monastery in 1995. Sanctuary was consecrated on 24 June 2004.
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