Tomashhorod Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Rivne
District
Rokytne
Settlement
Tomashhorod
Site address
Tomashhorod Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
51.36504,27.05896
Perimeter length
483 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 almost entirely destroyed. There are multiple fragments of tombstones scattered around the site. Paint has been poured over one of the mazevot. The surrounding area is derelict.
Number of existing gravestones
10. Multiple tombstones are lying face down, and will need to be lifted and cleaned in order for them to be accurately dated.
Date of oldest tombstone
The only legible tombstone found is dated 1929.
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 foundation is unknown. However, according to the date on the one legible tombstone, it seems the cemetery already existed in the first half of the 20th century. It first appears on a Polish map from 1928.

 

 

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