Holyatyn Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Mizhhirya
Settlement
Holyatyn
Site address
To reach the cemetery, cross the bridge opposite the house 37 on the main road. Walk for 100 metres along the river in the southern direction. The cemetery is located in the woods.
GPS coordinates
48.63016, 23.42269
Perimeter length
87 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is preserved. The site is severely overgrown. It requires clearing and fencing.
Number of existing gravestones
50
Date of oldest tombstone
1849
Date of newest tombstone
1940
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 it can be assumed that the cemetery emerged in the 19th century. First, it appears on a cadastral map of 1863, but the earliest preserved gravestone relates to the first half of the 19th century.

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