|KRASNIK: Lubelskie [Kraśnik , Krashnik, Koshnik, Kroshnik, Krushnik]|
Alternate names: Kraśnik [Pol], Krashnik [Yid], Koshnik, Kroshnik, Krushnik. 50°55' N, 22°14' E, 27 miles SSW of Lublin, 16 miles NNW of Janów Lubelski. 1900 Jewish population: 3,261.
("the old Jewish cemetery") US Commission No. POCE000633
The cemetery is located approximately 200 meters SW of the market square. For town and history information see Krasnik Gory. The unlandmarked Hasidic Orthodox Jewish cemetery was established during the second half of the 17th century with last known Jewish burial in the first quarter of the 19th century. The isolated urban hillside is reached by turning directly off a public road with no sign, wall, fence or gate. Access is open to all. The cemetery is approximately .64 square hectares. No gravestones are visible. There are no known mass graves or structures. The property is recreational. Adjacent property is residential and commercial, industrial. The cemetery is visited [wcale-Polish word]. The cemetery was vandalized during World War II. No maintenance or care. The most significant threat is from planned or proposed incompatible development considered a moderate threat. For survey information, see Krasnik-Gory.
KRASNIK II: US Commission No. POCE000634
For town information see Krasnik-Gory. The cemetery ("oldest Jewish cemetery") is located approximately 100 meters E of the town center by Podwalna Street. The unlandmarked Hasidic Orthodox Jewish cemetery was established at the end of the 16th century with last known Jewish burial during the mid-17th century. The isolated urban hillside is reached by crossing private property with no sign or marker. Access is open with permission. A broken fence with no gate surrounds. The area of the cemetery was and is approximately .16 square hectares. It is smaller than it was in 1939. No gravestones are visible. There are no known mass graves. The cemetery was vandalized during World War II. A private individual owns site used for agriculture (crops); adjacent property is residential. No care. See Krasnik-Gory for survey information.
BOOK: Gruber, Ruth Ellen. Jewish Heritage Travel A Guide to East-Central Europe. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1992. p. 76
two gravestone photos. Cemetery is not known. [August 2014]
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