Pryluky New Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Chernihiv
District
Pryluky
Settlement
Pryluky
Site address
The cemetery can be found in front of 35 Partyzans`ka Street.
GPS coordinates
50.59446, 32.3538
Perimeter length
765 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
The site is surrounded by the remnants of an old metal fence with a concrete base and brick pillars.
Preservation condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is severely overgrown with trees and bushes. Workers were employed to maintain the cemetery, but the work was not completed or carried out to the proper standard. The work has left the site scattered with fallen trees, branches, and damaged gravestones.
Number of existing gravestones
About 1000. Due to the excess vegetation and the fragmented state of the stones, it was difficult to establish an exact number.
Date of oldest tombstone
The oldest found is 1907
Date of newest tombstone
The newest found is 1972
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The cemetery was established in 1905. The oldest preserved tombstone dates to the early 20th century. The cemetery could not be found marked on old maps of the region. It was closed for burials in the second part of the 20th century.

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