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Coat of arms of Dolsk Alternate name: Dolzig [Ger].  51°59' N 17°05' E, 167.1 miles W of Warszawa. Dolsk is a town of about 1,400 (2005) in Greater Poland Voivodeship and seat of the gmina in powiat Śrem between two lakes, the Dolskie Wielkie and Dolskie Małe. The town in the Leszczyńska Uplands is close to the border with Lower Silesia. [April 2009]

US Commission No. POCE000437

The cemetery is located 2 km NW of the town. 1991 town population: 1,000- 5,000 with no Jews.

  • Municipal: Urzad Miasta y Gminy, Dolsk, pl. Wyzwolenie 2, tel. 5115.
  • Regional: region Konserwator Zabytkow, 61-716, Poznan w. Kosciusko, 93, tel. 696464.

No Jews in the 1921 census. This unlandmarked Conservative cemetery on isolated, flat area near fields and woods has no sign or marker. Reached by crossing other public property, access is open to all with no wall, fence, or gate. No gravestones remain. The municipality owns the property with no maintenance or care. It covers the same area as 1939. Within the limits of the cemetery are no structures. Threats are vegetation overgrowth, uncontrolled access, pollution, and vandalism. Some graves have been dug up.

Stacsomi(?) Pniewski, ul. Pnylyowskiego 61/9, Poznan completed survey in August 1991 based on a 1989 visit, a review of a 1740 German map (1:25,000), and interviews with local residents.

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