Bakalarzewo Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Poland
Region
Subcarpathian Voivodeship
District
Suwałki
Settlement
Bakałarzewo
Site address
The cemetery doesn’t have an address. Leaving Bakałarzewo on Suwalska street, turn right onto a village road after 4, Suwalska Street, where you will see a sign for the cemetery. Proceed for 230 meters south and then take a right turn. The Jewish cemetery is located at the end of the road in a forested area between the village road and Lake Sumowo.
GPS coordinates
54.089588, 22.648579
Perimeter length
415 meters
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The Jewish cemetery of Bakałarzewo is situated in a pine forest 500 meters from the village center. The cemetery is adjacent to Lake Sumowo from the west and agricultural fields from the east. The territory is slightly overgrown, the preserved tombstones are located in the southern part of the cemetery.
Number of existing gravestones
16
Date of oldest tombstone
1854
Date of newest tombstone
1908 or 1903
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Other
Preserved construction on site
16 tombstones (both intact and fragments). Some of them have visible Hebrew inscriptions.
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview