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Kamień Pomorski, Cammin, Cammin in Pommern, Kammin. 53°58' N 14°47' E. 283.5 miles WNW of Warszawa. Kamień Pomorski is a town in the NW of Poland, in Kamień County of which it is the capital. The town is close to Zalew Kamieński (Kamień Bay) and about 5 km from the Baltic Sea. The estuary part of the River Dziwna gives the town a direct link to the Baltic Sea.

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(Cammin in German) Kamien Pomorski is located in Wojewodstwo Szczecinskie at 53°56' 14°49'. Cemetery location: Kamien Pomorski, ul. Chrobrego, 72-400 Kamien Pom. Present town population is 5,000-25,000 with no Jews.

  • Town: Burmistrz Miasta i Gminy Kamien Pomorski Ratumz, 72-400 Kamien Pomorski.
  • Local: Urzad Gminy i Miasta Kamien Pom. Wydzial Geodezji i Gospodarki Gruntami, Kamien Pom. 72-400 Kamien Pomorski.
  • Regional: mgr. Ewa Stanecka, Wojewodzki Konserwator Zabytkow, ul. Kusnierks nr 20, 70-536 Szezecin, tel. 34-804 Szezecin. Local: dr Alojzy Kowalczyk, ul. Moniuszki 4/B, 73-110 Stargard, tel. 73-44-40 Stargard.
  • Interested: Urzad Rejonowy Kamien Pomorski, Wydzial Geodezji.

Earliest known Jewish community was about 1868. The Jewish cemetery was established about 1868 with last burial about 1944. The isolated urban flat land has no sign or marker. Reached by turning directly off a public road, access is open to all with no fence or gate. The size of the cemetery before WWII and now is 0.06 hectares. There are no gravestones or known mass graves. Municipality owns site used for recreational and industrial/commercial use. Properties adjacent are recreational, commercial/industrial, and residential. Private and local visitors rarely visit. The cemetery was vandalized during WWll and occasionally now. No maintenance. Incompatible nearby development is a serious threat.

A. Kowalczyk, ul. Moniuszki 4/B, 73-110 Stargard, tel. 73-44-40 completed survey on 12 Oct 1991. Documentation: Karta Cmentarza, Kamien Pomorski, ul. Chrobrego, 1987. Kowalczyk visited the site 10 Oct 1991.

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