Tahancha Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Cherkasy
District
Kaniv
Settlement
Tahancha
Site address
Tahancha Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
49.57158,31.28329
Perimeter length
420 metres. The perimeter is based on old maps.
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Jewish section
General site condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over. The North-East section of the cemetery site is occupied by private houses, one of which is abandoned and almost destroyed. Part of the site is used for private gardening, while another has grown into woodland. While most of the cemetery was demolished, one of the tombstones was moved, and now sits in a private garden.
Number of existing gravestones
No tombstones preserved. 1 fragment was found away from its original spot, without inscriptions.
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Private
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. It first appears on a Russian map of the region from 1923. According to locals, the cemetery was demolished immediately after the war. Aside from a single remnant, no visible traces of the cemetery or its boundaries remain today.