Mynay Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Uzhhorod
Settlement
Mynay
Site address
29, Tychyny Street.
GPS coordinates
48.595307, 22.273331
Perimeter length
182 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery site is surrounded by a 1.5 metre tall mesh fence, fitted with a metal gate and concrete pillars. Fence installed in December 2017 by ESJF.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery site is somewhat overgrown with trees and bushes. Clearance is required. The fence is in excellent condition.
Number of existing gravestones
7
Date of oldest tombstone
1891
Date of newest tombstone
1941
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
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. However, from the dates on the oldest preserved tombstones it can be inferred it already existed in the late 19th century. It can first be found marked on cadastral maps from 1864. The fence was intalled by ESJF in December 2017.

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