Putyvl Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Sumy
District
Putyvl
Settlement
Putyvl'
Site address
Putyvl' Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
51.3369,33.85171
Perimeter length
143 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is almost entirely demolished, One gravestone and a few basic graves remain. The site is located in a park and is overgrown with bushes, trees, and tall grass. The cemetery has two ditches, one of which encloses a larger section than the other, Clearance and fencing and required.
Number of existing gravestones
1. One gravestone and a few basic graves remain. The site also includes around a dozen basic graves and multiple fragments.
Date of oldest tombstone
The only legible fragment is dated 1921.
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. Given it appears on a Russian map of the region from 1939 it can be inferred it already existed in the first half of the 20th century. The oldest preserved tombstone dates to the first half of the 20th century.

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