Kuz’myn Horodok Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Khmelnytskyy
District
Horodok
Settlement
Kuz’myn
Site address
Kuz'myn Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
49.26597,26.53088
Perimeter length
232 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
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. It requires clearing and fencing.
Number of existing gravestones
Around 50. Vegetation on the site does not allow to establish the exact number of gravestones. Many inscriptions ​​are erased, some tombstones ​​are lying upside down.
Date of oldest tombstone
1878 (oldest found by ESJF expedition)
Date of newest tombstone
1935 (latest found by ESJF expedition)
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
State
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. It was not marked on old maps, but the oldest preserved gravestone relates to the second half of the 19th century. In 1847, 641 Jews were inhabitants of Kuz’myn. The Jewish population stood at 830 people (24,6% of the total) in 1897.

View 3D model