Monastyryshche Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Cherkasy
District
Monastyrysche
Settlement
Monastyryshche
Site address
Monastyryshche Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.99286,29.83284
Perimeter length
489 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 overgrown with bushes and tall grass. The cemetery's older section is used for cattle grazing and is therefore mostly clear.
Number of existing gravestones
72. Some graves are fenced but missing tombstones. There are a few old tombstones around the site, but the inscriptions are faded and barely legible.
Date of oldest tombstone
The oldest found is 1908
Date of newest tombstone
1986
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
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. It cannot be found marked on old maps of the region, but epigraphic data shows it already existed in the early 20th century.