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ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Moshny Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Ukraine
Region:
Cherkasy
District:
Cherkasy
Settlement:
Moshny
Site Address:
The cemetery site is located in the North part of town, in the pine wood behind the cow farm at the end of Slobids'ka Street.
GPS coordinates:
49.53944,31.73441
Perimeter length:
350 metres. The perimeter is approximate No one can recall the cemetery's exact boundaries.
Is the cemetery demolished:
Yes
Type and height of existing fence:
No fence
General Site Condition:
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over. The cemetery site is overgrown with bushes and tall grass, and is used as a dump. A few stone remnants resembling matzevot could be found spotted around the place. Pine trees are grown on the site.
Number of existing gravestones:
No tombstones preserved
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Low
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Drone surveys:
Yes
The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. Given it appears on a Russian map from the 1880s it can be assumed the cemetery already existed during that period. No visible traces of the cemetery or its boundaries remain today.