Kryukiv Jewish Section on Municipal Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Poltava
District
Kryukiv
Settlement
Kryukiv
Site address
Kryukiv Jewish Section on Municipal Cemetery
GPS coordinates
49.0324821, 33.4405150
Perimeter length
200 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. Some trees have fallen and damaged matzevot and the fencing. Refuse is scattered about the site.
Number of existing gravestones
about 200
Date of oldest tombstone
1954
Date of newest tombstone
2010. presumably still operational.
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 exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. Given the oldest tombstone dates to the mid 20th century, it can be assumed it was founded around that era.

 

 

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