Markuleshti Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Moldova
Region
None
District
Floreshti
Settlement
Marculeshti
Site address
Markuleshti Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
47.86672, 28.24172
Perimeter length
377 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
Number of existing gravestones
200-300
Date of oldest tombstone
1890s
Date of newest tombstone
1960s
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s foundation is unknown. However, according to epigraphic data, it already existed in the 1850s, and it can be found marked on a map of the region from the 1860s. The cemetery remained in use after WWII, with the latest preserved tombstone dating to the 1960s. The cemetery was surveyed by Yefim Kogan of JewishGen in 2016.