Olesno Jewish Cemetery
46-300, Młyńska Street.
Is the cemetery demolished
Type and height of existing fence
Partially damaged brick wall surrounds the cemetery with a locked gate.
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The Cemetery is well maintained and the entrance is through the Beit-Tahara. There is evidence of earlier vandalized stones, likely from WWII. The matzevot are mainly located in situ, however some of them look as though they have been burned, which may have occurred during action against the cemetery.
Number of existing gravestones
63 standing and more than 50 lying and stacked (by the entrance) gravestones were found.
Date of oldest tombstone
1862 (Berta Breslauer)
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Preserved construction on site
Well preserved Beit-Tahara at the entrance.