Velykyy Khutir Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Cherkasy
District
Drabiv
Settlement
Velykyy Khutir
Site address
Velykyy Khutir Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
49.86322, 32.1082
Perimeter length
319 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Jewish section
General site condition
Demolished and overbuilt Jewish cemetery. The southern section of the cemetery site is now occupied by private houses and the northern area is used for agricultural purposes.
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
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. But since it appears on a Russian map from 1860s it can be assumed it was founded in the mid 19th century. According to locals the cemetery was demolished during the Soviet era.