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51°32' N 17°59'E, 137.7 miles WSW of Warszawa. Mixstadt [Ger] This town in Ostrzeszów County, Greater Poland Voivodeship had 1,895 inhabitants in 2007. Apart from the town of Mikstat, Gmina Mikstat contains the villages and settlements of Biskupice Zabaryczne, Kaliszkowice Ołobockie, Komorów, Kotłów, Mikstat-Pustkowie and Przedborów.

US Commission No. POCE000482

(Alternate name: Mixstadt in German) Mikstat is located in Kaliskie at 51º32 17º59, 88 km NE of Wroclaw. Cemetery location: in village Mikstat-Pustkowte, direction of Pozygodziczki. Present town population is 1,660 without Jews.

  • Town: Urzad Gminy, ul. Krakowska. Regional: PSOZ-WKZ, ul. Franciszkanska 3/5, 62-800 Kalisz.

1921 Jewish population was 61. The Jewish cemetery was established about 19th century. The isolated wooded flat land has no sign or marker. Reached by turning directly off a public road, access is open to all without wall or gate. There are no tombstones or structures. Stones removed from the cemetery were probably incorporated into a ditch for amelioration [sic] at the cemetery boundary. Present owner is the State Forest Administration. The property is forest. Properties adjacent are forests. The cemetery was vandalized during WWII (1942). No maintenance or care. Vegetation is a serious threat, probably disturbing graves. There are no structures.

Michal Witwicki, Denibowskiego 12/53, 02-784 Warszawa, tel. 6418345 completed survey. Eleonora Bergman and M. Witwicki visited the site 18 Oct 1991. Employees of the commune office were interviewed.

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