Ignác Šechtl and Josef
Jindřich Šechtl: March: House No. 247, Prokop Street.
and Josef Jindřich Šechtl
Just looking at it you can
feel that this is a strong and resilient house. Along with its
alter ego, neighbouring house no. 248, it survived all the
catastrophes that befell Tábor, including the worst of them when
the Swedes plundered the town. Perhaps it was because the first
documented owner (of both houses) in the mid 16th century was
butcher Jan Švehla, known as Chlubna. It is said that the walls of
the house hid treasure concealed there by its first wealthy owners.
In the 17th century inheritors of the house still would make mutual
assurances that if found the treasure would be divided