Kremenchuk Jewish Section on Reyivske Municipal Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Poltava
District
Kremenchuk
Settlement
Kremenchuk
Site address
Kremenchuk Jewish Section on Reyivs'ke Municipal Cemetery
GPS coordinates
49.08403, 33.39053
Perimeter length
500 metres.
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Jewish section
General site condition
Jewish section within municipal cemetery. The section is severely overgrown with trees, bushes, and tall grass, to the extent the tombstones are barely accessible. Clearance is required. The Jewish section also contains multiple crosses, suggesting the division of the sections is not strictly imposed.
Number of existing gravestones
Over 1,000
Date of oldest tombstone
1968
Date of newest tombstone
017, still operationa.
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The Jewish section on Reyivs’ke municipal cemetery was founded on the site of the Old Jewish cemetery, demolished after World War II. Most probably it happened in 1950s or early 1960s.

 

 

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