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Maps & Gazetteers

Detail of 1883 Map of Russia - Grodno
Detail of Map from the David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Russia, No. 5. Lett's popular atlas. Letts, Son & Co. Limited, London. (1883)
Image copyright © 2006 by Cartography Associates, licensed under a Creative Commons License.


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, a small town on the river of the same name, in the prużanski region, Polish
precinct no. 5, about 60km from Prużany, and about 140 from Grodno,  863 inhabitants (448 males and 418 females), including 778 Jews (?); an Orthodox church, a synagogue, post office, and a boat landing. It is governed under a Polish precinct, overseeing three townships: Zastawa, Masiewska, and Suchopolska. The town has a Russian Orthodox parish, with deanery in Szereszow,  2,344 parishioners (1,115 men and 1,229 women). In addition to the parish church, there is also an affiliate church and a chapel on the cemetery grounds. At one time there was also an affiliate of the Catholic parish of Jalowka.

Map of Grodno Gubernia:

From Journey to a Nineteenth-Century Shtetl: the memoirs of Yekhezkel KotikDetroit, Michigan: Wayne State University Press, 2002, edited with an introduction and notes by David Assaf.
Grodno Province in the 19th Century
Grodno Province in the 19th Century from
Journey to a Nineteenth-Century Shtetl: the memoirs of Yekhezkel Kotik, p. 15.
Courtesy of Wayne State University Press

Maps of Narewka:

From Dobra i miasterczko Narewka na tle dziejow regionu (do konca XIX wieku), Bialystok-Narewka, 1997, by Dorota Michaluk. (With permission of Dorota Michaluk)

                  Narewka 1867  Sketch of the town of Narewka about 1867 - Click on thumbnail

NarewkaplanXX  Narewka at the beginning of the XX century - Click on thumbnail

Detailed Maps of Narewka and Vicinity - c1960 and c1970  (Courtesy of Tomasz Wisniewski)         
Map Narewka c1960   Narewka Map 1 - Click on thumbnail

Narewka Map c1970   Narewka Map 2 - Click on thumbnail