BIALY BOR: Koszalinskie Print

Coat of arms of Biały Bór Alternate names: Biały Bór [Pol], Baldenburg [Ger], Białobork. 53°53' N, 16°50' E, 98 miles ENE of Szczecin, 81 miles WSW of Gdańsk (Danzig).  Słownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego (1880-1902), I, p. 86: "Baldenburg". town website in Polish. [March 2009]

US Commission No. POCE000323

Cemetery location: ulica Koszalinska. Present town population is 1,000-5,000 with no Jews.

  • Town: Urzad Miasta i Gminy, ul Bialym Borze. mgr. inz. arck. Andrzej Fijalkowski, Wojewodzki Konserwator Zabytkow 75-950 Koszalin ulica Lompego 34. tel.28-322.
  • Regional: Panstwowa Sluzba Ochrony Zabytkow, addriar ulica Koszalinie, Mgr Grazyna Salamon, tel.29-313.

The earliest Jewish community dates from 18th century. The isolated urban flat land has no signs or markers. Reached by turning directly off a public road, access is open with no walls, fences or gates. The size of the unlandmarked Progressive/Reform cemetery was and is about 0,08 hectares. 1-20 gravestones in the cemetery, none in original positions and less than 25% toppled or broken, date from the 19th century. The location of removed stones is unknown.

The sandstone flat shaped stones have Hebrew and German inscriptions. There are no special monuments or known mass graves. The regional or national government agency owns the property used only as a Jewish cemetery. Adjacent properties are agricultural and residential. Rarely, local residents visit. The cemetery was vandalized prior to World War II. There is no maintenance or care. Within the limits of the cemetery are no structures. No threats.

ing. Henryk Grecki, 70-534 Szczecin, ulica Soltysia 3/13. tel. 377-41 completed survey on August 30, 1991.