Tirgul-Vertujeni Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Moldova
Region
No administrative division by regions
District
Floresti
Settlement
Tirgul-Vertujeni
Site address
Walk south along the main street. 280 metres before the end of the street, turn left. The cemetery is situated 40 metres from the road, on the edge of the woods.
GPS coordinates
48.02268, 28.52934
Perimeter length
394 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by an old masonry wall of 1.5 metres height, in need of some reconstruction.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is in good condition. It is abandoned and not maintained, but not overgrown.
Number of existing gravestones
Around 80. The post-WWII part of the cemetery is situated close to the gate and consist of two rows of around 50 well-preserved gravestones. The old part covers the rest of the territory. It is slightly ruined, and there are some dozens of broken gravestones.
Date of oldest tombstone
1910 (oldest tombstone found by ESJF expedition)
Date of newest tombstone
1990
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

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