Verba New Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Rivne
District
Dubno
Settlement
Verba
Site address
On the crossroad at the north-western exit from Verba, continue East along the E40 for 1 kilometre before turning right on a dirt road and carrying on for a further 200 metres. The cemetery can be found in the middle of the field.
GPS coordinates
50.2927, 25.59797
Perimeter length
156 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by a 1.5 metre tall concrete wall installed in April 2017 by ESJF.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The site is somewhat overgrown with tall grass. The wall is in excellent condition.
Number of existing gravestones
30. 17 fragmented tombstones were also found.
Date of oldest tombstone
1908
Date of newest tombstone
1921
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. The oldest tombstone’s date relates to the early 20th century so it can be assumed that the cemetery emerged during that period. It was not marked on an old maps. The fence was erected by ESJF in April 2017.
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