Pereyaslav-Khmelnytskyy Old Jewish Cemetery
Pereyaslav-Khmel’nytskyy Old Jewish Cemetery
Is the cemetery demolished
Type and height of existing fence
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
Preserved construction on site
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.