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Jüdischer Friedhof Bornheim-Hersel, NRW, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member argus1972
N 50° 46.210 E 007° 02.632
32U E 362067 N 5626091
Quick Description: Jewish cemetery in Elbstrasse with 33 preserved gravestones.
Location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Date Posted: 7/29/2017 10:25:22 AM
Waymark Code: WMW9EE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob
Views: 3

Long Description:

The Jewish cemetery in Hersel was in use from the 19th century till 1942. 33 gravestones still exist.

The cemetery takes an avenging of 747 square metres and encloses 34 graves from the time between 1854-1933. The gravestone of Martha Kappel from 1854 is oldest one on the cemetery. Presumably she was the first person to be buried here.
The allocation is chronological nearly continuously, beginning in the rear northeast corner. The chronological funeral was given up in 1917.

A tip board at the entrance was established in 2004 explains the history of the Jewish cemetery.

The cemetery is an architectural historical monument and listed in "Liste der Baudenkmäler in Hersel".

City, Town, or Parish / State / Country: Bornheim-Hersel, NRW, Germany

Approximate number of graves: 33

Cemetery Status: Inactive Maintained

Cemetery Website: Not listed

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