Turyysk New Jewish Cemetery
Starting at the old Jewish cemetery, proceed northeast along the road for 1,800 metres, turning left onto the field road. The cemetery is located 125 metres west of the road, in a wooded area in the middle of the field.
Is the cemetery demolished
Type and height of existing fence
Unfenced Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery site is severely overgrown with trees and bushes.
Number of existing gravestones
15, although clearance may reveal additional tombstones.
Date of oldest tombstone
1916 (the oldest found by ESJF)
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
The cemetery was most likely established in the late 19th or early 20th century. Given the oldest tombstone dates to 1916, it can be inferred the cemetery already existed in that era. The cemetery also appears marked on Polish maps of the region from the 1930s.