Novyy Oleksynets Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Ternopyl
District
Kremenets'
Settlement
Novyy Oleksynets’
Site address
Novyy Oleksynets’ Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
49.83550, 25.50440
Perimeter length
368 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
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over. The site is used as a private field.
Number of existing gravestones
1 Horizontal stone without inscriptions, which can be possibly a matsevah or tombstone basement. There are also few stones resembling fragments of matsevot on the cemetery site. Two other fragments of matsevot were found at the site of the destroyed club in the center of the village.
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Private
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. It appears on Russian topographic maps of the 1880s. According to locals, gravestones were taken for the construction of the village cultural club in mid-60s year.

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