Solobkivtsi Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Khmelnytskyy
District
Yarmolyntsi
Settlement
Solobkivtsi
Site address
The cemetery is located beteween the main street and Heroiv Krut Street.
GPS coordinates
49.08971, 26.92046
Perimeter length
433 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is severely overgrown. It requires clearing and fencing. The site is used for cattle grazing. There is a waste dump on the cemetery site.
Number of existing gravestones
23. Dozens of gravestones' fragments piled on the site.
Date of oldest tombstone
1914 (only dated found by ESJF expedition)
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, but the oldest preserved gravestone relates to the early 20th century. First, it appears on Russian maps of 1907. Later it was marked on Polish maps of 1939.

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