Sculeni Old Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Moldova
Region
None
District
Ungheni
Settlement
Ungheni
Site address
Sculeni Old Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
47.3348689,27.6263761
Perimeter length
578 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The empty cemetery site is fenced. In the centre of the site there is a monument, containing built-in fragments of matzevot.
Number of existing gravestones
No tombstones preserved
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Private
Preserved construction on site
The site contains a memorial.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s foundation is unknown. However, it can be found marked on maps of the region from the 1860s, 1910s, and 1940s. As such, the cemetery was most likely in use until WWII, and was demolished either during or after the war.

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