Pryluky Jewish section on municipal Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Chernihiv
District
Pryluky
Settlement
Pryluky
Site address
Pryluky Jewish section on municipal Cemetery
GPS coordinates
50.55661,32.34771
Perimeter length
183 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Jewish section
General site condition
Jewish section within municipal cemetery. The Jewish section is cleared and well-maintained. There are also a number of Jewish graves scattered around outside the Jewish section. The sections are not separated by fencing, but the site is looked after. There is a guardhouse at the entrance.
Number of existing gravestones
Around 220
Date of oldest tombstone
1973
Date of newest tombstone
2018
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The Jewish section of the municipal cemetery was established in the latter half of the 20th century, with the oldest preserved gravestone dating to that period. It cannot be found marked on old maps of the region.