Uman Newest Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Cherkasy
District
Uman
Settlement
Uman'
Site address
Uman' Newest Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.74965,30.24698
Perimeter length
640 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The majority of the cemetery is well-maintained, but the older section is overgrown with bushes and tall grass. A few of the oldest preserved tombstones are toppled.
Number of existing gravestones
About 1,100
Date of oldest tombstone
1916
Date of newest tombstone
2019, still operational.
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
The site is home to a beit-tahara, erected by the Hurovytch family on the 5th of September, 2011.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. According to a German map of the region from 1941, the land was reserved for the cemetery after the war, but the site is home to preserved tombstones from the early 20th century.

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