Moshny Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Cherkasy
District
Cherkasy
Settlement
Moshny
Site address
Moshny Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
49.53944,31.73441
Perimeter length
350 metres. The perimeter is approximate No one can recall the cemetery's exact boundaries.
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
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over. The cemetery site is overgrown with bushes and tall grass, and is used as a dump. A few stone remnants resembling matzevot could be found spotted around the place. Pine trees are grown on the site.
Number of existing gravestones
No tombstones preserved
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
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 establishment is unknown. Given it appears on a Russian map from the 1880s it can be assumed the cemetery already existed during that period. No visible traces of the cemetery or its boundaries remain today.