Surveys in Moldova

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Valea lui Vlad Jewish Cemetery

Historical map and perimeter :
Valea lui Vlad Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Moldova
Region:
None
District:
Singerei
Settlement:
Valea lui Vlad
Site Address:
Follow the M14 south, then take the L282 and follow it for 2.5 kilometres to a crossroad. From here, travel West for 700 metres. The cemetery is to the left, about 300 metres into the forest.
GPS coordinates:
47.4780596,28.1406564
Perimeter length:
332 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
No fence
General Site Condition:
Unfenced Jewish cemetery.
Number of existing gravestones:
Approximately 100-200. Due to the dense woodland, it is difficult to get an exact count.
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1890s
Date of Newest Tombstone:
1920s
Urgency of erecting a fence:
High
Land Ownership:
Forestry establishment/Other
Drone surveys:
Yes

The exact period of the cemetery’s foundation is unknown, but it can be found marked on a map of the region from the 1860s. The cemetery was most likely in use until WWII. It was surveyed in 2019 by Yefim Kogan (JewishGen).