[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Gravestone Photo Project

Irene König kopetzke at gmx.net
Fri Oct 24 05:02:58 PDT 2008

wolhynien.de has launched the Volhynia Gravestone Project with the goal 
of archiving digital images of the gravestones of our ancestors.


There is no English version but you will be able to find names (Namen) 
and cemeteries (Friedhöfe) by using the navigation on the left side.

We have started with only 30 names on 28 gravestones but are hoping that 
the database will grow over time as records are added. The database 
includes a full listing of names and dates from the stones.

Although we know that most of the old cemeteries are neglected and hard 
to find, if ever, and that the eroded gravestones are overgrown by 
rambling weeds and brushwood there must be more pictures out there.

I you have a photo (or know of someone who has), please, submit the 
scanned or digital gravestone photo to mail at wolhynien.de

If available, send it in it's original file size, do not compress the 
photo to make the file size smaller. Compressing the image will affect 
the quality of the image.

If the inscription on the photo is not clearly readable, consider 
including the wording.

We ask you to also include the cemetery name, the year the photo was 
taken and the name of the photographer.

Thank you for any help you may be able to provide.

Irene Koenig

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