Bilshivtsi Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Ivano-Frankivsk
District
Halych
Settlement
Bil’shivtsi
Site address
The cemetery is located opposite the house 18, Danyla Halyts’koho Street.
GPS coordinates
49.18568, 24.73462
Perimeter length
218 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery site is a wasteland now. It requires fencing.
Number of existing gravestones
3
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
There is a marked mass grave on the site. A memorial is dedicated to 1914 Jewish victims of the Holocaust.
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. It does not appears on old maps. According to VAAD, the oldest preserved gravestones relates to the second half of the 19th century, but these gravestones were not detected by ESJF expedition in 2019.