Kozyn Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Rivne
District
Radyvyliv
Settlement
Kozyn
Site address
The cemetery site is located to the North-East of "Kolos" Stadium.
GPS coordinates
50.27245, 25.4584
Perimeter length
314 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The majority of the cemetery has been demolished, with only one toppled matzeva remaining, as well as a pile of fragments. The site is partially overgrown with bushes, and an asphalt road runs through it. According to locals, human bones were uncovered during the construction of the road, confirming the existence of the cemetery on the site.
Number of existing gravestones
1. Tombstones were found in Spring 2019, during the demolition of the house on 6 Shkil'na Street.
Date of oldest tombstone
The only preserved tombstone dates to 1898
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
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. Since it appears on Russian topographic map of 1889 it can be assumed that the cemetery already existed in the late 19th century. The only preserved matseva found also relates to this period. The cemetery was not marked on the later maps of 1939. According to locals it was destroyed during the Soviet era.
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