Yakymivka New Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Vinnytsia
District
Orativ
Settlement
Yakymivka
Site address
Yakymivka New Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
49.2876210 29.5210479
Perimeter length
263 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery site is derelict and overgrown with tall grass. The land is used for cattle grazing, and it borders a private field. Old trees and a ditch mark the borders of the cemetery. Clearance and fencing are both required.
Number of existing gravestones
3 fragments of tombstones, as well as 2 graves without tombstones.
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
According to neighbours, the tombstones date to the 1980s.
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. According to locals, the tombstones date to the late 20th century, but the ESJF survey team was unable to find any legible inscriptions. The cemetery could not be found marked on old maps of the region.

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