Kamyanka jewish cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Cherkasy
District
Kamianka
Settlement
Kamyanka
Site address
The entrance to the cemetery can be found at the end of Partyzans'ka Street, behind the railway, across from 61 Zadniprovs'koho Street (former Bul'varna Street) to its South.
GPS coordinates
49.043128,32.088639
Perimeter length
249 metres. Perimeter is accurate
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence. The cemetery is partially fenced. On its front face, there is a 1.5 metre tall metal fence fitted with metal gates. At its rear, there is a low concrete wall (the construction of which is unfinished) and a 1.5 metre tall concrete wall. The overgrown sections of the cemetery are unfenced.
General site condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
Number of existing gravestones
74
Date of oldest tombstone
1936
Date of newest tombstone
2017 (there is also a Christian grave from 2019)
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Private
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The exact date of the cemetery’s foundation is unknown. The oldest tombstone dates to the first half of the 20th century, but according to Lo Tishkakh, the oldest tombstone on the Kamyanka Jewish Cemetery is from 1905 (this could not be confirmed by the ESJF survey team).

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