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SOKOLOV PODLASKI (I):     US Commission No. POCE000581
Alternate Yiddish name: Sokolov. Sokolov Podlaski is located in Siedlechie province at 52º24 22º16, 30 km from Siedlce, 98 km from Warsaw. Present town population is 5,000-25,000 with fewer than 10 Jews.
  • Town: Urzad Miasta, ul. Wolnosci 23, tel. 26-21, 20-98.
  • Regional: Wojwodzki Konserwator Zabytkow Siedlce, ul. Zbrojna 3, tel. No. 394-58.
  • The cemetery is open with no caretaker. Interested: Marian Jakubik, ul. Zeromskiego 3, Wegrow, tel. 26-31 and Iwona Kublik, Urzad Miejski, Wydriat Rigkos, tel. 29-66.
1921 Jewish population was 4430. The Jewish cemetery was established in the first half of the 19th century with last known burial during WWII. The suburban flat land, separate but near other cemeteries, has no sign or marker. Reached by turning directly off a public road, access is open to all with no wall, fence, or gate. The size today and before WWII was 2.0 hectare. No stones are visible. No known mass graves. Municipality owns property used for rarely visited Jewish cemetery. Adjacent properties are agricultural and industrial. The cemetery was vandalized during WWII. No care, structures, or threats.
Cezary Ostas, Siedlce, ul. Pomorska 1/68, tel. 290-95 completed survey on 5 Nov 1992 using the Urban-Historical Study of Solokow Podlaski located in the conservator's office. He visited the site on 5 Nov 1992 and interviewed Marian Jakubik, Wegrow and Iwona Kublik, Urzad Miejski, Wydriat RIGKOS, tel. 29.
SOKOLOW PODLASKI II:     US Commission No. POCE000582
see SOKOLOW PODLASKI I for town information. The cemetery is W of the market square by the stream. The isolated urban hillside has no sign or marker. No trace of the cemetery exists. Municipality owns property. See Sokolow Podlaski I for surveyor information.
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