Melnytsya New Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Volyn
District
Kovel
Settlement
Mel’nytsya
Site address
When leaving the town in direction of Brukhovychi, pass the old Polish cemetery and sand quarry and continued for 740 metres, turning right after the orchard. The cemetery is located 420 metres from the road, in a field.
GPS coordinates
51.143252, 25.0721741
Perimeter length
390 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 cemetery site is now a field used for agriculture.
Number of existing gravestones
No tombstones preserved
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The cemetery was founded in the 1910s. It first appears on old Russian maps. The new cemetery was completely demolished after WWII.

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