Husyatyn Oldest Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Khmelnytskyy
District
Chemerivtsi
Settlement
Husyatyn
Site address
To reach the cemetery, proceed for about 340 metres in the northern direction on Radyans’ka Street from the bridge over the Zbruch River. Turn right onto the dirt road, and proceed for 240 metres. The cemetery is located on the right of the road.
GPS coordinates
49.07650, 26.21355
Perimeter length
686 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Demolished and overbuilt Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Privat houses are built over the western, northern and eastern parts of the cemetery. The central part is used for private gardening.
Number of existing gravestones
No tombstones preserved
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
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. It was not marked on old maps. According to locals, the cemetery was demolished in the 1950s and 1960s and later built over. There are no visible traces of the cemetery and its boundaries.

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