Uman Old Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Cherkasy
District
Uman
Settlement
Uman'
Site address
Uman' Old Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.74703,30.2341
Perimeter length
N/A
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Demolished and overbuilt Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Demolished and overbuilt Jewish cemetery. Overbuilt with private houses and high-rise buildings.
Number of existing gravestones
No tombstones preserved.
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Private
Preserved construction on site
Yes. There is an ohel of Rabbi Nakhman of Bratslav died 1810.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

Historical photo :
Uman Old Jewish Cemetery

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown, but there is assumption that victims of massacre of Uman’ were buried on the cemetery i.e it already existed in the mid 18th century. The only known exact date of burial related to the early 19th century.

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