The population of Heorhiyivka village (Pryazovskyi district, Zaporizka region) suffered from the Holodomor-genocide of 1932-1933 in Ukraine. More than 200 local inhabitants were killed by famine. 129 dead farmers were identified.
At the cemetery, over the mass grave of the Holodomor victims, on November 22, 2008, the Memorial Sign to the Holodomor victims was installed. This is a granite plate with the image of the Cross and the sign”The Memory on Difficult Times of the Holodomor Will Not Disappear In Ages. To the Innocent Victims of 1932-1933Who Are Buried at This Cemetery. Memory Eternal.”