On June 16, 1999 Ležáky were declared a national historic landmark by the government decision no. 147/1999.
"The reverent area Ležáky- National historic landmark"- an area arranged as a reverent place and serving as a monument of resistance against Nazism. This former stonemason colony served during the World War II as a hiding place of the parachutist group Silver A with radio station Libuše broadcasted from London. After the assassination on the Reich protector Heydrich acts of terror followed against civil inhabitants and this colony was burnt out on June 24 1942 and the houses were levelled with the ground. Adults were transported to Pardubice where they were shot in the Castle. Part of the children was dragged to Germany.. "