GORODISHCHE: Minsk Print

Alternate names: Gorodishche [Rus], Horodyszcze [Pol], Horodshits [Yid], Haradzišča [Bel], Gorodyshche, Horodishtch, Chorodishtch, Horodishtch Novoredko, Belarusian: Гарадзішча. Russian: Городище. Located at 53°19' N, 26°00' E , 13 miles N of Baranavichy, 21 miles SSE of Navahrudak (Nowogródek), Novogrudok uezd, Minsk guberniya. 1900 Jewish population: 2,108.

REFERENCE: Horodishter Korsoner Lodge (New York, N.Y.) Title: Records, 1930-1974. Description: .9 linear ft. Notes: Lodge was organized by Jewish immigrants from Gorodishche (Gorodok), Byelorussia. …, YIVO collections are in Yiddish, Russian, Polish, English, Hebrew, and other European and non-European languages. Location: YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York, NY. Control No.: NXYH89-A736 [December 2000]

Cemetery: 18th century cemetery. photo. [February 2010]

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