The New Lomza Jewish Cemetery Renovation Project
2003 Documentation Project

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The documetation project was done by Antoni Dudo.
It consist of cemetery map and separate maps of every of the 30 sectors (below).
Location of every single grave was marked. Every single piece of headstone was numbered and photographed.

Removal of the vegetation form the entire cemetery has permitted us to inspect  the South-Eastern half covered with weeds for the last 60 years.

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At the beginning of  the restoration we estimated that the cemetery consisted of about 600 graves and that S-E half  was only sparsely used for burials.
This summer we have found the initial estimate to be incorrect.
Our, by now complete documentation shows that cemetery is practically full with exception of sectors 24, 25, 26, 29, 30. According to our most recent records there are close to 2500 deceased buried there.

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