Rotmistrivka Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Cherkasy
District
Smila
Settlement
Rotmistrivka
Site address
Rotmistrivka Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
49.1383,31.71218
Perimeter length
247 metres. Perimeter is approximate.
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the 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 majority of the cemetery was demolished. The preserved fragments are stored next to the ohel. There are some abandoned buildings around the site of the former cemetery, but it is now mostly used for private gardening.
Number of existing gravestones
3 (fragments). Two fragments with inscriptions were found, away from their original places. One bears a legible date.
Date of oldest tombstone
The only found is dated 1929
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Private
Preserved construction on site
There is an ohel dedicated to Yohanan Tvers'kyy.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. According to the date on the remnants of matzevot, the cemetery already existed in the first half of the 20th century. It first appears on an old Russian map of the region, and later on a Polish one.
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