Mykhaylivka Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Khmelnytskyy
District
Yarmolyntsi
Settlement
Mykhaylivka
Site address
To reach the cemetery, turn onto a dirt road opposite the house at 25, Shkil’na Street. Proceed for 50 metres. The cemetery is located on the hill.
GPS coordinates
49.24174, 27.13554
Perimeter length
236 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is severely overgrown. It requires clearing and fencing. Several gravestones are buried in the ground or covered in vegetation.
Number of existing gravestones
About 35. Vegetation on the site does not allow to establish the exact number of gravestones.
Date of oldest tombstone
1916 (only dated gravestone found by ESJF expedition)
Date of newest tombstone
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 not determined. First, it appears on Russian topographic maps of 1907. Later it was marked on Polish maps of Wojskowy Instytut Geograficzny (WIG) of 1939. The oldest preserved gravestone relates to the early 20th century.

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