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Husyatyn New Jewish Cemetery

Drone survey :
Husyatyn New Jewish Cemetery
Husyatyn New Jewish Cemetery
Perimeter map :
Husyatyn New Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Ukraine
Region:
Khmelnytskyy
District:
Chemerivtsi
Settlement:
Husyatyn
Site Address:
To reach the cemetery, proceed for 2,3 kilometres on Radyans’ka Street in the direction of Bondarivka village. The cemetery is located in the woods at the field on the left of the road.
GPS coordinates:
49.05531,26.21273
Perimeter length:
328 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
No fence
General Site Condition:
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is severely overgrown. It requires clearing and fencing. Many old gravestones are lying down covered with moss.
Number of existing gravestones:
50
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1840
Date of Newest Tombstone:
1889
Urgency of erecting a fence:
High. There are broken wooden benches and slate sheets on the cemetery. Human bones are scattered near dug out graves.
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Drone surveys:
Yes

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. The oldest preserved gravestone relates to the first half of the 19th century, so it can be assumed that the cemetery emerged during that period. It was not marked on old maps.