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.
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|