The Jewish Cemetery in Szczecin at Ojca Beyzyma Street

Cemetery Information

Country
Poland
Region
Zachodniopomorskie Voivodeship
District
Szczecin
Settlement
Szczecin
Site address
The cemetery is currently a city park between Soplicy, Gorkiego and Ojca Beyzyma Streets. There is the lapidarium near the corner of Soplicy and Gorkiego Streets (its GPS coordinates are 53.440534, 14.525247). It is, together with the former office of the Jewish cemetery (17 Ojca Beyzyma Street; GPS: 53.439919, 14.527660), the best landmarks in the area. Access is almost everywhere, most of the territory isn’t fenced. Cadastral parcels no. 326201_1.2147.9/9; 326201_1.2145.58 https://geoportal360.pl/map/#l:53.44026, 14.52808,18;p:MzI2MjAxXzEuMjE0Ny45Lzk=
GPS coordinates
53.43986, 14.52602
Perimeter length
791 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fenced.
Preservation condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over
General site condition
The area of the former “old” cemetery is currently a well-maintained city park with many old trees preserved. People walking there, also with dogs. The place is commemorated with the lapidarium. Part of the park is occupied by a small football pitch with set goals (photos: 23, 24, 30, 33). Demolished, but not overbuilt cemetery.
Number of existing gravestones
There are no tombstones in situ, except 7 matzevot in the lapidarium.
Date of oldest tombstone
N/A
Date of newest tombstone
N/A
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Municipality
Preserved construction on site
There is a building of the former Jewish cemetery office (photos 49-56). Currently it is the office of the Society for the Protection of Animals - "TOZ" and a veterinary consulting room.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The Jewish Cemetery in Szczecin at Ojca Beyzyma Street
The Jewish Cemetery in Szczecin at Ojca Beyzyma Street
The Jewish Cemetery in Szczecin at Ojca Beyzyma Street
The Jewish Cemetery in Szczecin at Ojca Beyzyma Street
The Jewish Cemetery in Szczecin at Ojca Beyzyma Street
The Jewish Cemetery in Szczecin at Ojca Beyzyma Street
The Jewish Cemetery in Szczecin at Ojca Beyzyma Street
The Jewish Cemetery in Szczecin at Ojca Beyzyma Street
The Jewish Cemetery in Szczecin at Ojca Beyzyma Street
The Jewish Cemetery in Szczecin at Ojca Beyzyma Street
The Jewish Cemetery in Szczecin at Ojca Beyzyma Street
The Jewish Cemetery in Szczecin at Ojca Beyzyma Street
The Jewish Cemetery in Szczecin at Ojca Beyzyma Street
The Jewish Cemetery in Szczecin at Ojca Beyzyma Street
The Jewish Cemetery in Szczecin at Ojca Beyzyma Street
The Jewish Cemetery in Szczecin at Ojca Beyzyma Street
The Jewish Cemetery in Szczecin at Ojca Beyzyma Street
The Jewish Cemetery in Szczecin at Ojca Beyzyma Street
The Jewish Cemetery in Szczecin at Ojca Beyzyma Street
The Jewish Cemetery in Szczecin at Ojca Beyzyma Street