Hlukhiv Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Sumy
District
Hlukhiv
Settlement
Hlukhiv
Site address
Hlukhiv Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
51.66634, 33.91183
Perimeter length
747 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is divided into four sections by ditches, The site is mostly clear and well-maintained.
Number of existing gravestones
600. There are most likely older gravestones on the site, but the tombstones were covered with ice and snow during the inspection, making it difficult to get an accurate read on them.
Date of oldest tombstone
1824
Date of newest tombstone
2014
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact era of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. The oldest preserved tombstone dates to the 19th century, so it can be inferred the cemetery already existed in that period.