Hermanivka Old Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Kyiv
District
Obukhiv
Settlement
Hermanivka
Site address
Hermanivka old Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
49.99325,30.56591
Perimeter length
503 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
Yes
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over
General site condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over. The majority of the cemetery was demolished. The land has now been appropriated for agricultural use. The occupant of the house cares for the gravestones and has planted flowers nearby.
Number of existing gravestones
2
Date of oldest tombstone
1910
Date of newest tombstone
1917
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Private
Preserved construction on site
There is a monument dedicated to the victims of the pogrom on August 28th, 1919.
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Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. Given the oldest preserved tombstone dates to the early 20th century it can be inferred the cemetery already existed in that era. It first appears on a Russian map of the region from the first half of the 20th century.

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