Burshtyn Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Ivano-Frankivsk
District
Settlement
Burshtyn
Site address
The cemetery is located at the crossroads of Valova and Hertsena streets.
GPS coordinates
49.26272, 24.62847
Perimeter length
401 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The central part of the cemetery is well-maintained. The northern part is severely overgrown. The site is used for cattle grazing. There are haystacks at the cemetery site.
Number of existing gravestones
About 350
Date of oldest tombstone
1838 (oldest found by ESJF expedition)
Date of newest tombstone
1932 (latest found by ESJF expedition)
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. According to the VAAD research, the oldest gravestone’s relates to 1789. The earliest epigraphic data found by ESJF relates to the first half of the 19th century. First, it appears on Austrian maps of the 1860s and, later, it was also marked on maps of 1880s.

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