Khrystynivka Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Cherkasy
District
Khrystynivka
Settlement
Khrystynivka
Site address
The cemetery can be found in the southern side of the village. Starting at the Christian cemetery, follow Kosmonavtyky Street for 350 metres then turn left onto the dirt road (there is a chance it may be blocked). Follow the road for 700 metres, at which point the cemetery can be found in the wooded area to the left.
GPS coordinates
48.79798, 29.95911
Perimeter length
260 meters
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery site is severely overgrown with trees and bushes, rendering it difficult to access. Next to the cemetery is an illegal dump. Some of the gravestones are toppled or broken. Clearance and fencing are both required.
Number of existing gravestones
40. The excessive vegetation prevented our team from accurately counting the tombstones.
Date of oldest tombstone
1953
Date of newest tombstone
1978
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
State
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. Given the oldest preserved gravestone is dated to the mid 20th century it can be inferred the cemetery was founded in that era. The cemetery could not be found marked on old maps of the region.

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