Kam’yanets’-Podil’s’kyy Bilanivka Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Khmelnytskyy
District
Kam'yanets'-Podil's'kyy
Settlement
Kam'yanets'-Podil's'kyy
Site address
Kam'yanets'-Podil's'kyy Bilanivka Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.69456, 26.55973
Perimeter length
960 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The new part of the cemetery is well-maintained. The old part is severely overgrown. It requires clearing. The cemetery maintenance and restoration of gravestones are sponsored by local authorities. The northern, southern and western sides of the cemetery should be fenced.
Number of existing gravestones
1000. Vegetation on the site does not allow to establish the exact number of gravestones.
Date of oldest tombstone
1904
Date of newest tombstone
1963
Urgency of erecting a fence
Medium
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
There is a Holocaust memorial on the cemetery site.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. It was marked on maps since the 1870s, so most likely the cemetery emerged during that period. The oldest gravestone relates to the early 20th century.

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