Mayaky Jewish Cemetery
The cemetery is located in the back yard of 82a, Astranomichna Street.
Is the cemetery demolished
Type and height of existing fence
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over
General site condition
The cemetery was demolished in 1963. The cemetery site is currently being used as a trash dump.
Number of existing gravestones
No tombstones preserved.
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Preserved construction on site
Information on the cemetery’s establishment is not available, but it is marked on a Russian map from 1931. According to local resident Raisa Irzhevskaya, who was born in 1955, the Jewish gravestones were there when she was a child, which indicates that the cemetery was demolished in the 1960s.
Little is known about Mayaky. In 1897, its Jewish population numbered 648 individuals (14% of the total population). It was reduced to 178 in 1926. During WWII, Jews were murdered in the Holocaust.