Shyrokyy Luh Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Tiachiv
Settlement
Shyrokyy Luh
Site address
The cemetery is located in the woods across the field opposite to the house at 30, Peremohy Street.
GPS coordinates
48.21196, 23.74812
Perimeter length
105 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by an old metal mesh fence.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is severely overgrown. It requires clearing and re-fencing.
Number of existing gravestones
About 50
Date of oldest tombstone
1868
Date of newest tombstone
1933
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
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. Presumably, the cemetery in Shyrokyy Luh was established in the middle of the 19th century. According to epigraphic data, it already existed in the 1860s.

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