Znamyanka Second Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Kirovohrad
District
Znamyansky
Settlement
Znamyanka
Site address
The cemetery is located adjacent to the house on 20 Mykhailo Hrushevsky Street, near to the city palace of culture.
GPS coordinates
48.71983,32.66832
Perimeter length
433 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Demolished and overbuilt Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The former site of the cemetery is now occupied by a public park.
Number of existing gravestones
No tombstones preserved.
Date of oldest tombstone
N/A
Date of newest tombstone
N/A
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Municipality
Preserved construction on site
No
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The Cemetery was demolished in the 1970s, when construction began on the palace of culture. The tombstones from the cemetery were used as construction materials. The cemetery was established in the late 19th century and was demolished in 1970s. The stones from the cemetery were used as construction materials.

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