Bilohorodka Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Khmelnytskyy
District
Iziaslav
Settlement
Bilohorodka
Site address
Bilohorodka Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
50.01029,26.64993
Perimeter length
533 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery site is used for cattle grazing. One grave on the site is fenced.
Number of existing gravestones
39. Several gravestones are buried in the ground or covered in the vegetation.
Date of oldest tombstone
1864
Date of newest tombstone
1927
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown, but the oldest preserved gravestone relates to the mid-19th century. First, it was marked on Russian maps of 1879, later was also marked on Russian maps of the 1920s. It appears on Polish maps of Wojskowy Instytut Geograficzny (WIG) of 1939.