|AHLEN: North Rhine-Westphalia|
51°45' N, 07°55' E, 26 miles NE of Dortmund, in Kreis Warendorf, North Rhine-Westphalia. 1933 Jewish population: 132. Ahlen is a townand part of the District of Warendorf in the larger Münster region, and of the historic Münsterland area. The nearby villages of Dolberg, Vorhelm and Tönnishäuschen are part of Ahlen,. The largest neighboring town is the city of Hamm to the southwest.
59229 North Rhine-Westphalia. Kreis Warendorf
LOCATION OF CEMETERY:
OLD CEMETERY: formerly of the East Promenade, opposite the train station Ahlener Used 1788 - 1938. No gravestones. 1975 - 2000 by Heritage Office (Photos). As late as 1938 Umbettungen for new cemetery was carried out; the gravestones were righted after WWII. Ahlen (New Cemetery). In 1947 the burial site was transformed into a park with an 1980 memorial for the victims of the Holocaust. photos. cemetery history. [Sept 2012]Heritage Office (Photos) 2001 by Mike Redel (copy, German inscriptions)
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