Bukowsko Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Poland
Region
Subcarpathian Voivodeship
District
Sanok
Settlement
Bukowsko
Site address
From the center of Bukowsko, near the Gas station "Grosar", turn onto a side street and follow it until its end. Then continue to the right on a dirt road. The cemetery is in the middle of the woods and is signposted. It is also near a tourist trail and can be viewed from afar by a bench and table near the dirt road.
GPS coordinates
49.46547, 22.07644
Perimeter length
289 Đ¼etres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is situated in a forest, but not heavily overgrown. The tombstones are well visible with legible inscriptions and most of them are in good condition, and some of them have fallen.
Number of existing gravestones
14
Date of oldest tombstone
1873
Date of newest tombstone
1883
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Municipality
Preserved construction on site
No
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

Some of the matzevot of the cemetery were used to harden the roads in Bukowiec and Sanok. In 1942-1943, the Nazis carried out executions of people of Jewish origin in the vicinity of the cemetery. It is estimated that around 100 Jews died here.

Bukowsko Jewish Cemetery
Bukowsko Jewish Cemetery
Bukowsko Jewish Cemetery
Bukowsko Jewish Cemetery
Bukowsko Jewish Cemetery
Bukowsko Jewish Cemetery
Bukowsko Jewish Cemetery
Bukowsko Jewish Cemetery
Bukowsko Jewish Cemetery
Bukowsko Jewish Cemetery
Bukowsko Jewish Cemetery