Pereyaslav-Khmelnytskyy Old Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Kyiv
District
Pereyaslav-Khmel’nytskyy
Settlement
Pereyaslav-Khmel’nytskyy
Site address
Pereyaslav-Khmel’nytskyy Old Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
50.12295, 30.63963
Perimeter length
656 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 cemetery was demolished, and the site is now occupied by an ethnographic museum. The site has not been entirely built over, but there are some structures associated with the museum on the site (including a wooden wind mill).
Number of existing gravestones
No tombstones preserved
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
State
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The cemetery was most likely founded in the early 19th century. The cemetery was demolished in 1956, before an ethnographic museum was built on the site. One matzeva has been kept on the site as a memorial to the demolished cemetery.

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