Kobelyaky Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Poltava
District
Kobelyaky
Settlement
Kobelyaky
Site address
Kobelyaky Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
49.16118, 34.19075
Perimeter length
540 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 severely overgrown with bushes and tall grass, rendering access to the tombstones difficult. The southern section of the cemetery is occupied by private gardens. Clearance and fencing are both required.
Number of existing gravestones
about 50
Date of oldest tombstone
1895
Date of newest tombstone
1925
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Private
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. Given the cemetery appears on the Russian topographic map of 1860s. it can be inferred it was founded before that era. The oldest preserved tombstone dates to the late 19th century.

 

 

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