Bohorodchany Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Ivano-Frankivsk
District
Bohorodchany
Settlement
Bohorodchany
Site address
The cemetery site is located opposite to the house at 20, Khomyshyna Street.
GPS coordinates
48.81311, 24.53937
Perimeter length
314 metres. The exact delineation requires further research.
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Demolished and overbuilt Jewish cemetery
General site condition
A boiler house was built over the cemetery site. There are some stones resembling gravestones' fragments on the site.
Number of existing gravestones
No tombstones preserved
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
There is an ohel of Rabbi Moshe Halperin on the cemetery site, constructed by the Ohalei Tzadikim — Gader Avot union. There is also a tsiyun or memorial without a nameplate on the backyard of the boiler house.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. First, it appears on cadastral maps of 1857. It can be assumed that the cemetery emerged in the mid 19th century. It is unknown when the cemetery was demolished. Nowadays, there are no visible traces of the cemetery and its boundaries.

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