WALLDORF, Baden: 69190 Baden-Württemberg (Gerz, Peters).
LOCATION OF CEMETERY:
IN USE: From 1880 until 1940.
NUMBER OF GRAVESTONES: 97.
- 1985 photographs of all gravestones with mapping of graves by Zentralarchiv.
- 1992 complete cemetery documentation including above photographs by the Office for Historic Monuments (Landesdenkmalamt, ed. Monika Preuß).
- 1995 photographs of all gravestones by Ladenburg.
- Numerous photographs of individual gravestones and general cemetery views in Alemannia Judaica.
- Prior to establishing their own cemetery in 1880, the Jewish cemetery in Wiesloch was used for burials (Hahn1988, page492).
- When Walldorf cemetery was created, a cemetery hall was also built, which is preserved to this day.
- The cemetery contains a memorial column in honour of Jewish Soldiers who died during WW1.
- The new cemetery hall of the city cemetery contains a memorial plaque, dedicated in 1985, in honour of the fate of the local Jewish community.
- After a desecration of the cemetery in 1990, the topped gravestones were re-erected and securely anchored. (Cemetery documentation: page 3).
SOURCE: University of Heidelberg and Alemannia Judaica.
(Researched and translated from German January 2009)
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