Lobachivka Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Volyn
District
Horokhiv
Settlement
Lobachivka
Site address
The cemetery site is located close to the Christian cemetery on the north-eastern outskirts of Lobachivka. Walk for 200 metres from the northern edge of Christian cemetery across the orchard in the north-western direction. The cemetery site is located in a thicket within an orchard.
GPS coordinates
50.42576, 24.98007
Perimeter length
231 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over
General site condition
The site is currently used as an orchard.
Number of existing gravestones
None. According to locals there are no remaining gravestones except those that were used to build a memorial.
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Municipality
Preserved construction on site
There is a fenced monument in the south-western part of the cemetery site. The monument consists of two found tombstones from the cemetery site and a memorial plate.
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

Early preserved stones on the cemetery date from 1880 and 1899/1900. The cemetery territory is heavily overgrown. There is a fenced monument on the edge of the cemetery territory, consisting of two tombstones and a memorial plate.

There is little information to be found about Lobachivka. 193 Jews lived here in 1879 (20% of the total population). The Nazis occupied the village in the summer of 1941. In 1942, the Jews were deported to the Horokhiv ghetto and were shot in early September, 1942.

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