PLOTY: Print

US Commission No. POCE000205

Ploty is located in the Szczecin province at 54º00 15º18. The cemetery is located on Ploty ul. Sobieskiego. Present town population is 1,000-5,000 with no Jews.

  • Town: Ploty is Burmistrz; inz Tadeusz Kawczak, 72-310 Ploty; tel. 0-931-54-15, 0-931-54-17.
  • Local: Urzad Gminy I Miasta Ploty, 72-310 Ploty.
  • Regional: Mgr. Ewa Stanecka; Wojewodzki Konserwator Zabytkow, ul. Kusnierska 20,70-536 Szczecin, tel. 34-804.
  • Interested: Dr Alojzy Kowalczyk, ul. Moniuszki 4/B, 73-110 Stargard, tel. 73-44-40 Stargard.
  • Caretaker: Urzad Gminy i Miasta Ploty, 72-310 Ploty.

The earliest known Jewish community in Ploty was 1846 when the Jewish cemetery was established. The last known Jewish burial was 1940. The isolated urban flat land has no sign or marker, no wall, gate, or fence. Reached by turning directly off a public road, access is open to all. The present size of the cemetery is around 0.16 hectares (the same as before W.W.II.) No gravestones are visible, no known mass graves. Municipality owns site used for residential purposes. Properties adjacent are residential. Local residents visit rarely. The cemetery was vandalized during W.W.II. No maintenance. No structures. Very serious security threat: wall and incompatible nearby development (existing and planned/proposed). Moderate: pollution and vandalism.

Dr Alojzy Kowalczyk, ul. Moniuszki 4/B, 73-110 Stargard, tel. 73-44-40 Stargard, visited the cemetery on October 10, 1991 and completed survey on the 12th. Documentation: the Karta Cmentarza, 1990, Ploty.

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