Medvyn Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Kyiv
District
Bohuslav
Settlement
Medvyn
Site address
The cemetery can be found 800 metres from the entrance to Medvyn on the road from Shcherbashyntsi village, in the woods on the southern side of the road.
GPS coordinates
49.37438, 30.82993
Perimeter length
200 meters
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery site is severely overgrown with trees, bushes, and tall grass. Many of the older gravestones have been overturned. The vegetation requires clearance and fencing needs construction.
Number of existing gravestones
About 30
Date of oldest tombstone
1884
Date of newest tombstone
1913
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
State
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s construction is unknown. It has not been found on any old maps of the region. However, according to epigraphic data, it already existed by the second half of the 19th century.

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