Maydan Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Mizhhirya
Settlement
Maydan
Site address
The cemetery is located on the hill behind the school building at 56, Verkhovyns’ka Street.
GPS coordinates
48.60550, 23.48143
Perimeter length
116 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by a concrete fence of 1.8 metres height.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is well-maintained. The fence is in an excellent condition. The site around the cemetery is severely overgrown.
Number of existing gravestones
69
Date of oldest tombstone
1888
Date of newest tombstone
1940
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
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. Since it was not marked on a cadastral map of 1864, most likely it appeared later. The earliest preserved gravestone relates to the end of the 19th century.

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