Chernelytsya Old Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Ivano-Frankivsk
District
Horodenka
Settlement
Chernelytsya Old
Site address
Chernelytsya Old Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.8111,25.42563
Perimeter length
185 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is slightly overgrown. Several gravestones are buried in the ground. Locals firewood and brushwood on the cemetery site. It is also used for animal grazing.
Number of existing gravestones
30. Many old gravestones are hardly readable. According to the VAAD database, there were 4 gravestones to the left of the gate. Its GPS coordinates are 48.81252, 25.43047. ESJF expedition found only one of them.
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
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. First, it appears on the First Austrian military survey of 1770-1780s. It can be assumed that the cemetery already existed in the late 18th century. Later, it was not marked on maps.

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