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o KAMIENIEC LITEWSKI
Now known as
miles (39 kilometres) north of the city of
is a common Slavic toponym, usually denoting a place founded on a rocky
mountain or stony embankment of a river or stream. It is part of or the entire
name of dozens of places mostly in
(known since 1276) is the center of the Kamenets district, one of the 16
districts of the
Population was 9,400 in 1995.
The town was
first mentioned in the Halych – Volhynian Chronicle in 1278, when a
castle with a keep, the famous
Search the Yizkor book necrology – over 1700 names of Kamenets Holocaust victims.
• The 1837 Kahal List for the
• The 1880 Russian Army deserters list
Click here for the 1920 list of Kamenets businesses ( This list was compiled by the town historian Grigory Musevich who faithfully kept it in an old exercise book )
Click here for the 1921 list of Kamenets names
here for the
1891-1918 list of Kamenets Army conscripts
updated: 23rd December 2009
Compiled by Jenni Buch
Copyright (C) 2007 Jenni Buch
Webmaster: Jonathan Buch
Please contact Jenni Buch if you have any
reminiscences, memorablia, photos of Kamenets
so that we can post them online here.
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