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Town Tour - Jedwabne

9.0 miles SSW of Radzilow

Please contact me if you have roots in Jedwabne. I have additional information and records for many Jedwabne families.
There were also many marriages between residents of Jedwabne and Radzilow, and you may have branches you don't know about.

Street sign in Jedwabne, showing direction to Radzilow


Photos and text of President Aleksander Kwasniecki's speech
at the Jedwabne Memorical Ceremony on July 10, 1941

Town Sign

Memorial to Holocaust Victims





Sign memorializing the 40 Wizna families killed in Jedwabne
See the Wizna Web Page

At the head of Cemetery entrance,
a new stone replacing one that
blamed the Nazis

Showing close distance of Field to
Church and Town Square

To the right of the field where
the Memorial is located

Town Square

Street near Cemetery

Houses on Przytulska Street.
Between the wooden house on the right and the cement house on the left stood Baruch Segelin's grandmother's (Chaya Sara Bobkowski Czynkus) little wooden house.

House belong to the family
of Alberto Aronovitz

Large versions available upon request.

Street Scene

Site of barn where Jews
were gathered and burnt in 1941;
barn was rebuilt

Street Scene

Old House

Old House (now a delicatessen)

Old House

Same house in picture above, 1950's

Street scene

18th Century Church

Large versions available upon request.

Old Memorial to Holocaust Victims

Close-up of Old Inscription

Jedwabne Cemetery

Gravestone at the Cemetery

Gravestone at the Cemetery

Joseph Cohen at the Cemetery

Large versions available upon request.

The Old Shul

Memorial Stone at Treblinka

Former Residents of Jedwabne

Circa 1926
Rywka Gitla Bobkowska and unknown
friend. She was born in Wasosz;
lived in Jedwabne from 1910-1927,
when she came to America.

Photo courtesy of Baruch Segelin

Yad Vashem - Jedwabne Section

Photo courtesy of Jose Gutstein.

Note: Large collection of Pre-War Jedwabne photos may be added in the future under password protection.
Also, many more current ones. Contact me for information.