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Coat of arms of Gmina Murowana Goślina Alternate names: Murowana Goślina [Pol], Murowana Goslin [Ger], Murowana. 52°34' N, 17°01' E, 11 miles NNE of Poznań (Posen), 10 miles SE of Oborniki (Obornik). 1900 Jewish population: 193 (in 1871), 44 (in 1921).

Słownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego (1880-1902), VI, pp. 810-811: "Murowana Goślina". Gmina Murowana Goślina is an urban-rural administrative district in Poznań powiat, Greater Poland Voivodeship in west-central Poland with its seat in the town of Murowana Goślina, 20 km (12 mi) Nof the regional capital Poznań. Part of the gmina is covered by the forests of the Puszcza Zielonka Landscape Park. The 2006 total population is 15,766 (population of Murowana Goślina - 10,140). Apart from the town of Murowana Goślina, the gmina contains the villages and settlements of Białęgi, Białężyn, Boduszewo, Długa Goślina, Głębocko, Głęboczek, Kamińsko, Łopuchówko, Łopuchowo, Łoskoń Stary, Mściszewo, Nieszawa, Pławno, Przebędowo, Raduszyn, Rakownia, Starczanowo, Trojanowo, Uchorowo, Wojnówko, Wojnowo, Zielonka and Złotoryjsko. On August 7, 2008, a memorial tablet commemorating the prewar Jewish and Christian communities was unveiled in Murowana Goslina. Photo. [June 2009]

Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities: Poland [Nov 2011]

US Commission No. POCE000440

Murowana Goslina (Alternate name: Murosana Goslin in German) is located in Poznan. Cemetery location: ul. Msciszewska/ Starczaizowska at 17.01 º52.34, 25 km from Poznan. Present town population is 1,000-5,000 without Jews.
Town: Urzad Miasta i Gminy, ul. Poznanska 17, tel. 122420. Regional: region Konserwator Zabytkow, 61-716 Poznan, ul. Kosciuszki 93, tel. 696464.

1921 Jewish population was 44 (2.8%). Conservative Jews used this cemetery. The distance of the cemetery to the congregation that used it was 0.5 km. The isolated suburban hillside has no sign or marker. Reached by turning directly off a public road, access is open to all. There is no wall or gate. There are no gravestones or structures. The municipality owns property used for waste dump. Properties adjacent are agricultural. The cemetery was vandalized during WWII. No maintenance or care. Security, erosion, pollution, and vegetation are very serious threats.

Completed survey Aug 1991 by Pniewski Slawomir, Poznan, ul. Pnybyszewskiego 41/4. The site was visited in 1990. Interview conducted: Miejzcowa Ludnosi.

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