Verkhnie Vodiane Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Zakarpattia
District
Rakhiv
Settlement
Verkhnie Vodiane
Site address
To reach the cemetery, proceed on Tsentral’na Street westwards. Turn right to the secondary road after the bridge over the Apshytsya river. Proceed for 200 metres. The cemetery site is located in the woods on the right of the road, opposite the Christian cemetery.
GPS coordinates
48.00717, 23.95763
Perimeter length
288 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is slightly overgrown. It requires clearing and fencing.
Number of existing gravestones
Around 50
Date of oldest tombstone
1893
Date of newest tombstone
1968
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. Since it was not marked on cadastral maps of the 1860s, it most likely appeared later. The earliest preserved gravestone dates to the end of the 19th century. The cemetery site is unfenced.

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