Yakymivka Old Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Vinnytsia
District
Orativ
Settlement
Yakymivka
Site address
Yakymivka Old Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
49.286819, 29.521146
Perimeter length
242 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 is clear and well-maintained. Some of the gravestones are partially immersed in the ground, and the land is used for cattle grazing. Fencing is required.
Number of existing gravestones
Approximately 20 tombstones (and fragments)
Date of oldest tombstone
The only found is 1896
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact year of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown, and it does not appear marked on old maps of the region. However, given the oldest tombstone dates to the late 19th century, it can be assumed the cemetery was founded in that period.

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