Miejsce Jewish Cemetery
Cemetery doesn’t have an address. Heading from Miejsce to Świerczów via Parkowa Street, pass through the fields and stop when the forest area on the western side of the road starts. The cemetery is situated at the edge of the forest, adjacent to the road.
Is the cemetery demolished
Type and height of existing fence
Unfenced Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The Miejsce Jewish Cemetery is located in a wooded area, surrounded by agricultural fields. The cemetery is situated at the edge of the forest and is slightly overgrown, but accessible. During World War Two, the cemetery was destroyed by the Germans and after the war numerous matzevot were stolen by locals. Many tombstones have been preserved however and the cemetery has an information sign on the site.
Number of existing gravestones
340. The tombstones area spread over a large area. There are 240 intact (mostly standing) and over 100 small fragments. The tombstones have Hebrew and German inscriptions.
Date of oldest tombstone
1772 (info by sztetl.com), 1829 (photo by ESJF)
Date of newest tombstone
1890 (photo by ESJF)
Urgency of erecting a fence
Preserved construction on site