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Bilohorodka Jewish Cemetery

Drone survey :
Bilohorodka Jewish Cemetery
Historical map and perimeter :
Bilohorodka Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Ukraine
Region:
Khmelnytskyy
District:
Iziaslav
Settlement:
Bilohorodka
Site Address:
The cemetery is located opposite the Christian cemetery on Lermontova Street, by the Vydava River.
GPS coordinates:
50.01029,26.64993
Perimeter length:
533 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
No fence
General Site Condition:
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery site is used for cattle grazing. One grave on the site is fenced.
Number of existing gravestones:
39. Several gravestones are buried in the ground or covered in the vegetation.
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1864
Date of Newest Tombstone:
1927
Urgency of erecting a fence:
High
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Drone surveys:
Yes

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown, but the oldest preserved gravestone relates to the mid-19th century. First, it was marked on Russian maps of 1879, later was also marked on Russian maps of the 1920s. It appears on Polish maps of Wojskowy Instytut Geograficzny (WIG) of 1939.