Osova Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Rivne
District
Kostopil
Settlement
Osova
Site address
The cemetery can be found on the hill in front of 13 Provulok Street.
GPS coordinates
51.08772, 25.98337
Perimeter length
303 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by a 1.2 metre tall metal fence with a concrete base.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is well-maintained. However, most of the preserved tombstones are toppled and lying down. The cemetery is regularly cleared by pupils of the local school.
Number of existing gravestones
28
Date of oldest tombstone
1878
Date of newest tombstone
1929
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
There is a memorial dedicated to murdered Jewish villagers.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown, but according to the dates on the preserved tombstones it can be assumed that the cemetery emerged in the late 19th century. It first appears on Russian maps from the 1880s and, later, on a Polish map from 1939.
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