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Coat of arms of Drawno Alternate name: Neuwedell [Ger]. 53°13' N 15°45' E, 229.4 miles WNW of Warszawa, formerly Gorzon Wlkp. The town in Choszczno County, West Pomeranian Voivodeship with 2,425 inhabitants in 2004 is the headquarters of the Drawa National Park. [April 2009]

US Commission No. POCE000352

Cemetery is in the N part of town near the dirt road. 1991 town population: 1,000- 5,000; no Jews.

  • Town: Urzad Miaste i Gminy u Droznie; Local: mgr. Wladyslaw Chrostowski, region Konserwator Zabythiow 65-413 Gordow Wlkp, ul. Jagiellowciyks 8, tel: 75-295.
  • Regional: Paustrowa Siurka Ochrowy Zabythiow Oddriat w Sorzowie Wlkp, mgr. Twono Brzewiecko.

The unlandmarked Progressive/Reform cemetery was established at the beginning of the 18th century. No other towns or villages used this cemetery. The isolated urban area on flat land has no sign or marker. Reached by turning off a public road. No caretaker. Access is open to all with no wall or fence. The size of the cemetery before World War II was .20 ha; it is smaller now because of housing development. No gravestones are visible. It contains no known mass graves. A private individual owns the property used for industrial and commercial activities, with residences nearby. The cemetery was vandalized during World War II. There has been no maintenance. There is no care now. No threats. Within the limits of the cemetery are no structures.

Henryk Grecki, 70-534 Szcrecin ul. Soctysia 3173, Tel 377-41 completed survey on 14 Aug. 1991. The site was not visited. No other documentation was available.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 April 2009 13:54
 
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