Mielec Old Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Poland
Region
Subcarpathian Voivodeship
District
Mielec
Settlement
Mielec
Site address
2/4, Jadernych Street.
GPS coordinates
50.28897, 21.42909
Perimeter length
431 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
There is an iron and wire fence, 2m high. The iron fence was installed along Jadernych street, the wire fence covers the north-eastern part of the cemetery. The southern part has no fence, but is bordered by the service building at 1C, Wolnoƛci Street. Some parts of the iron fence are bent and need repair.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is located in urban area. It was demolished during the war and then restored. The majority of the territory is fenced and preserved. The western part of the cemetery is now overbuilt with an office building and a park. There are no mass graves, but there is a Holocaust memorial, installed in 1993 funded by Rachela Sussman.
Number of existing gravestones
Approximately 100 fragments of gravestones were returned to the old cemetery after the war, some of them are also from the Mielec New Jewish cemetery. All newfound tombstones in Mielec are taken to the old cemetery.
Date of oldest tombstone
1873
Date of newest tombstone
1938
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Municipality
Preserved construction on site
No
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview