Horodyshche Old Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Cherkasy
District
Horodysche
Settlement
Horodyshche
Site address
Horodyshche Old Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
49.28993,31.42751
Perimeter length
385 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 is preserved and well-maintained. It now resembles a public park. Fencing is required.
Number of existing gravestones
About 50
Date of oldest tombstone
1916
Date of newest tombstone
1957
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
There is a memorial, most likely dedicated to Rabbi Efraim, son of Itzhak Spektor.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. The oldest tombstone dates to the early 20th century so it can be assumed the cemetery emerged during that period. It can be found marked on a Russian map of the region from the 20th century.