SKIDEL: Grodno Print

 

Alternate names: Skidel [Rus, Pol, Yid], Skidal' [Bel], Russian: Скидель. Belarusian: Скідаль. סקידל-Hebrew. 53°35' N, 24°15' E, 18 miles ESE of Hrodna (Grodno), 137.2 miles W of Minsk. 1900 Jewish population: 2,222. Shtetlink.

 

Cemetery: Only one headstone survives. All others were stolen to build roads and houses. Ilya Alexandrovich Borisov of Skidel located one and restored it to the site of the former cemetery

Last Updated on Sunday, 15 March 2009 13:09