Cemetery of the Roman Catholic Parish of St. George in Janów
Cemetery of the Roman Catholic Parish of St. George in Janów, founded in early 19th century, spread after 1934 due to the efforts of Fr. Adam Ostrowski. Irregular plan. Situated in the southern part of the village, by the Janów – Przystawka road. Area of 3.5 ha. Surrounding wall with a brick gate from the first half of the 20th century – built due to the efforts of Fr. Izydor Cybulski, from bricks that remained after building the church in Janów. In the centre there is a wooden chapel, moved to the present location in 1904. The oldest gravestone, from 1867, is an openwork, cast iron cross on a stone pedestal, fenced, on the grave of Fr. Jan Polikowski d. 20.01.1867. Around the chapel, there are cast iron gravestones in a form of pedestals topped with a cross, stone obelisks, gravestones from early 20th century shaped as stone branches, cast iron crosses from the second half of the 19th century, a brick obelisk – originally plastered (there are similar obelisks in the Catholic cemetery in Grodno, dated back to early 19th century), over 600 historic gravestones – mostly openwork crosses from Sztabin from the second half of the 19th century, among them a cast iron cross on a pyramid, cast iron base: OH, BLEEDING HEART OF JESUS, HAVE MERCY ON THE DECEASED IN 1873; JESU CHIRSTI,/ MISERERE NOSTRI/ SECUNDUM MAGNUM/ MISERICORDIAM TUAM/ 1873 FROM SITAWKA; FOR THE SOULS/ OF LITTLE CHILDREN/ I ASK FOR THE ANGELIC/ SALUTATION/ THE FOUNDER, BLAUSZEWSKI/ 1878; a cross with an inscription plaque in a rare form of a rectangle topped with a trefoil: TO COMFORT THE HOLY MOTHER OF GOD MATEUSZ KORZENIEWSKI/ 1875, historically significant – a granite tombstone with the inscription: D. O. M./ FR. ONUFRY/ CZAJKOWSKI/ RECTOR/ OF THE CHURCH IN JANÓW/ BORN 29TH OCT. 1830/ D. 4TH APR 1894/ ASKS FOR A HAIL MARY.