US Commission No. POCE000725
AKorczyna is located in Krosno at 49°93 21°49, 41 km from Krosno. Present population is 1,000-5,000 with no Jews.
1921 Jewish population was 796. Jewish community was Orthodox. The isolated rural flat land has no sign or marker. Reached by turning directly off a public road, access is open to all. A continuous masonry wall with locking gate surrounds it. Before WWII and now, the cemetery size is.7 ha. 100-500, less than 25% toppled or broken and 1-20 stones not in original locations, date from the 19th-20th centuries. The granite, marble and concrete rough stones, finely smoothed and inscribed stones or flat stones with carved relief decorations have Hebrew inscriptions. It contains unmarked mass graves. The unknown owner uses property for Jewish cemetery only. Adjacent properties are agricultural and residential. Rarely, private visitors stop. The cemetery was vandalized during WWII. There has been no maintenance, no care. Within the limits of the cemetery are two buildings without any fittings. Weather erosion and vegetation are very serious threats. The cemetery is overgrown with trees and bushes.
Piotr Antenicik, ul. Dobra 5/36, tel. 05-800 completed survey on September 11, 1992 after visit on September 1, 1992.
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