Horodenka New Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Ivano-Frankivsk
District
Horodenka
Settlement
Horodenka
Site address
The cemetery is located opposite the house at 18, Kots'ubyns'koho Street.
GPS coordinates
48.66780, 25.51478
Perimeter length
471 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The three sides of the cemetery are surrounded by a metal fence of 1.5 metres height, and its fourth side is surrounded by a metal mesh of the same height.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is severely overgrown. It requires clearing.
Number of existing gravestones
200. Vegetation on the site does not allow to establish the exact number of gravestones.
Date of oldest tombstone
1900
Date of newest tombstone
1938
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Thre is an ohel dedicated to Rabbi Shmuel Abraham Aba of Horodenka, an author of a book Siftei Tzadik, a son of Rabbi Baruch of Vyzhnytsya (died in 1895).
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. It was not marked on old maps. The oldest preserved gravestone relates to the late 19th century, so it can be assumed that the cemetery emerged during that period.

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