Yedinets Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Moldova
Region
No administrative division by regions
District
Yedinets
Settlement
Yedinets
Site address
101 Frunze Street.
GPS coordinates
48.15474, 27.30975
Perimeter length
725 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by a stone fence ranging in height from 1.5-2 metres tall.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is well maintained.
Number of existing gravestones
1,500-2,000
Date of oldest tombstone
1830s
Date of newest tombstone
2010s
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Beit-tahara
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The Yedinets Jewish Cemetery was most likely founded in the 19th century. It can be found marked on maps of the region from 1868 and the 1900s, and, according to epigraphic data, already existed in the 1830s. The cemetery is still in use.

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