Kytayhorod Old Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Khmelnytskyy
District
Kamianets-Podilskyi
Settlement
Kytayhorod Old
Site address
Kytayhorod Old Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.63875,26.79217
Perimeter length
265 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. It requires clearing and fencing. Several gravestones are buried in the ground. Some preserved gravestones are located in the private yard of the neighbouring house.
Number of existing gravestones
About 40. Vegetation on the site does not allow to establish the exact number of gravestones.
Date of oldest tombstone
1840 (oldest found by ESJF expedition)
Date of newest tombstone
1863 (latest found by ESJF expedition)
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, but the oldest preserved gravestone relates to the mid-19th century. First, it was marked on Russian maps of the 1880s.