Tsyr Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Volyn
District
Liubeshiv
Settlement
Tsyr
Site address
Starting at the village council building, proceed northeast along the dirt road for 1,150 metres, crossing the field and passing the sandpit. At the north-eastern edge of the village, turn right into the woods and proceed for a further 100 metres. The cemetery can be found at the top of the hill.
GPS coordinates
51.8265, 25.29926
Perimeter length
231 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over
General site condition
The cemetery site is in the woods. No traces of the cemetery or its boundaries remain today.
Number of existing gravestones
No tombstones preserved
Date of oldest tombstone
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 period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. Given it exists on Polish maps from the 1930s, it can be inferred it already existed in the early 20th century. The cemetery was since demolished. Today, no visible traces of the cemetery remain.

There is no information available about the Jewish community of Tsyr.

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