US Commission No. POCE000750
Niedzica is located in the region of Nowy Sacz, commune of Tapsze Nizne at *49º24' 20º18', 35 km from Nowy Targ and 50 km from Nowy Soyir. The cemetery is located SE of a village center, on the site called Podgtebokie. Present population is 25,00-100,000, no Jews.
1921 Orthodox Jewish population was 43. The isolated wooded rural hillside has no sign or marker. Reached by turning directly off a public road, access is open to all with a continuous fence, no gate. The size is 58 sq. m. 1-20 gravestpmes in original locations with less than 25% toppled or broken date of the 19th-20th centuries. The marble and sandstone finely smoothed and inscribed or with carved relief decorations have Hebrew inscriptions. There are no known mass graves. The cemetery used for Jewish cemetery only. Rarely, private visitors stop. The cemetery was vandalized during WWII. Society for the Protection of Monuments in Warsaw fixed wall. There is no current care. Vandalism is a slight threat. Security is a moderate threat. Weather erosion i.e humidity is a serious threat. Vegetation (i.e tree roots "remove" gravestones) is a very serious threat, disturbing stones. Water drainage is a seasonal problem.
Piotr Antoniak, 5 m 36 Dobro St, Priszkow 05-800, completed survey on September 7, 1992 after a visit on August 22, 1992.
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