Sokolivka Yustingrad Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Cherkasy
District
Zhashkiv
Settlement
Sokolivka (Yustinhrad)
Site address
Sokolivka Yustingrad Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
49.03495,30.10698
Perimeter length
470 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 slightly overgrown with tall grass. There is a path through the cemetery leading to the shore. Clearance and fencing are both required.
Number of existing gravestones
45
Date of oldest tombstone
1866
Date of newest tombstone
1936
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. The oldest preserved tombstone is dated to the mid 19th century so it can be assumed the cemetery was founded during that period. It first appears on a Russian map from 1910.

 

 

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