Lokhvytsya Old Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Poltava
District
Lokhvytsya
Settlement
Lokhvytsya
Site address
Lokhvytsya Old Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
50.36670, 33.28708
Perimeter length
430 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 with trees, bushes, and tall grass, leaving the tombstones nearly inaccessible. Clearance and fencing are required.
Number of existing gravestones
about 50
Date of oldest tombstone
1900
Date of newest tombstone
1968
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
State
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact year of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. The cemetery is shown of the Russian toporgaphic map of 1860s and later on RKKA map of 1941. It can be assumed that the cemetery emerged in early or mid-19th century. It was used until 1960s.

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