Hyncheshti Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Moldova
Region
None
District
Hincesti
Settlement
Hincesti
Site address
Hyncheshti Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
46.81706, 28.59839
Perimeter length
528 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Unknown
General site condition
The cemetery is very overgrown and full of rubbish. It requires clearing and re-fencing. Some cemetery plots are used for agriculture or for household activities. Some part of the cemetery site has been plowed for vegetable gardens.
Number of existing gravestones
Around 500
Date of oldest tombstone
1868 (oldest tombstone found by ESJF expedition)
Date of newest tombstone
1992
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Yes. There is a structure on the cemetery site that presumably used to be the house of the cemetery keeper, or a beit-tahara.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview