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  The G±sienicowa Valley takes it's name from the G±sienic family. In the year 1653, Antoni Szaflarski listed this particular name in his agricultural testament. In older documents dating from the first half of the 19th century, particularly in German documents, the G±sienicowa Valley was most often called "The Valley of Seven Ponds," and in a few instances was referred to as "The Valley of Five Ponds."  
Only in recent times have these names been used for the G±sienicowa Meadow. Before then only the name "Ponds Pasture" existed-writes Zofia Hołub-Pacewiczowa (1931). The valley became famous for its shepherding. The shepherds would begin coming to the area toward the end of May and remain all the way through September. During these months existed a rare and welcome cheerfulness. The shepherds would entertain such visitors as thugs and hunters, because it was here in this area that King Grzela, leader of the Magurski miners, had to hide rebels.
Around the year 1770, land surveyors began climbing the valley's surrounding peaks. Maps from this time period prove to be quite accurate as do the accompanying pictures of the valley. Tourist began arriving in the beginning of the 19th century, even one of the Galatian governors, in the year 1811, took the pains to visit this area. One of the goals of Carl Reyemhol's (Lohmeyer) visit to the meadow in 1842 was to document and describe the details of this beautiful area. His notations may be found in the first main Tatry Mountain journals. Wilhelm Richter writes of the valley that "up to now" have existed here "undiscovered wonders" (1844).
Tourism in the G±sienicowa Valley flourished in the beginning of the 19th century. Tourists especially admired the beautiful Black Pond situated on the lower summits of the Świnica. In the year 1890, TT bought 1/10 of the valley which included two buildings After moving the first building, they transformed it into a summer house (1891) and a little later into a shelter (1894) in which a kitchen was also installed.
In 1911, Maria Skłodowska-Curie spent the night in this shelter. On the Black Pond Józef Sieczki (1884-1920) built a small shelter. Also during this time, Sienkiewicz, Paderewski, Żeromski, Orkan, and Kasprowic visited the G±sieniecowa Valley. Even Bolesław Prus, who was afraid of heights, overcame his fears in order to experience the beauty of the valley. The popular "Murowaniec" was built in the years 1921-25. In the beginning of 1949, the scientific post for the Polish Geographic Society was opened with a meteorological station and a center for measuring the amount of snowfall.