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Alternate names: Pleshchenitsy [Rus], Pleščanicy [Bel], Pleshtchenitz [Yid], Pleszczanice [Pol], Pleshchenitsa, Pleshchanitsy, Belarusian: Плешчаніцы. Russian: Плещеницы. 54°25' N, 27°50' E, 37 miles NNE of Minsk, 21 miles E of Ilya, 15 miles N of Lahoysk. 1900 Jewish population: 884. Słownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego (1880-1902), VIII, p. 251: "Pleszczanice".

photo of massacre site and memorial of 70 Jews of the town in October 1941. [March 2009]

Jewish cemetery photos. [February 2010]

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 February 2010 20:40
 
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