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Coat of arms of Moryń Mohrin, Moryń, 52°51' N 14°23' E. 280.8 miles W of Warszawa. This town in Gryfino County, West Pomeranian Voivodeship with 1,580 inhabitants in 2004. [June 2009]

US Commission No. POCE000203

(Alternate name: Mohrin in German) Moryn is located in Szczecin at 52º40 14º22. Cemetery location: ul. Barwicka. Present town population is 1,000-5,000 without Jews.

  • Town: Burmistrz inz. Marek Szynklewski, 74-127 Moryn, tel. 123, 33, 23, Morya.
  • Local: Urzad Gminy i Miasta Moryn, Wydzial Geodezji i Gospodarki Gruntami, 74-127 Moryn, tel. 123.
  • Local: Dr. Alojzy Kowalczyk, ul. Moniuszki 4/B, 73-110 Stargard, tel. 73-44-40.
  • Regional: mgr Ewa Stanecka, Wojewodzki Konserwator Zabytkow, ul. Kusnierska nr 20, 70-536 Szezecin, tel. 34-804.
  • Interested: Urzad Rejonowy Gryfino Wydzial Geodezji.

The earliest known Jewish community was about 1856. The Jewish cemetery was established about 1856 with last burial about 1944. The isolated urban flat land has no sign or marker. Reached by turning directly off a public road is open to all without wall or gate. The size of the cemetery before WWII and now is 0.05 hectare. There are no gravestones or mass graves. The municipality owns property used for recreation, storage, and waste dump. Properties adjacent are residential. Occasionally, local residents visit. The cemetery was vandalized during WWII. Local authorities cleared vegetation. There is no care. There is a pre-burial house. Security, erosion, and vandalism are moderate threats; vegetation and incompatible nearby development are serious threats.

Alojzy Kowalczyk, ul. Moniuszki 4/B, 73-110 Stargard, tel. 73-44-40 visited site and completed survey 12 Oct 1991. Documentation: Karta Cmentarza, Moryn, 1989. Baranowski, J. 1963, Cmentrze Zydowskie w Wojewodztwie szczecinskim, PP PKZ Warszawa. No interviews.

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