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Alternate names: Jeziorany [Pol], Seeburg [Ger]. 53°59' N, 20°45' E, 88 miles ESE of Gdańsk (Danzig), 18 miles NE of Olsztyn (Allenstein). Słownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego (1880-1902), III, pp. 574-575: "Jeziorany". The town in Olsztyn County, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, had 3,411 inhabitants in 2004. [May 2009]

US Commission No. POCE000642

Jeleniewo is located in Olsztynskie at 53º58 N 20º45 E, 30 km from Olsztyn. The cemetery is on Koperinka St. in the built-up area. Present town population is 1,000-5000 with no Jews.

  • Town: Urzad Miasta I Gminy, Plac Zamkovy 13, 11-320 Jeziorany, Tel. 224.
  • Regional: Urzad Wojewodzki, Wydziat Gospodarki Terenowej, ul. Pitsulskiego 7/9 Tel. 232276. 10- 959 Olsztyn. Panstwowa Sluzba Ochrony Zabytkow, ul. Podwale 1, 10-076 Olsztyn Tel. 272136.
  • Interested: Mgr. Elzbieta Szyguta-Zielinska, 10-437 Olsztyn, ul. Switezianki 6/3, Tel. 332922; Mgr. Wiktor Knercer, Panstwowa Sluzba Ochrony Zabytkow, ul. Podwale 1, 10-076 Olsztyn Tel. 272136.

The earliest known Jewish community was 1816. The unlandmarked cemetery was established in the first half of the 19th century with last known Orthodox or Progressive/Reform Jewish burial 1936. The isolated urban flat land has no sign or marker. No stones are visible. Municipality cemetery is used for industrial or commercial use [budynek]. Properties adjacent are residential. The cemetery has no maintenance or mass graves. There are no cemetery-related structures in the cemetery, only a modern building.

Dr. Wiktor Knercer, 10-685 Olsztyn, ul. Barza 33m16, Tel. 338607 completed survey in Sept. 1994 after a visit to the site.

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 May 2009 17:37
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