Horodenka Old Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Ivano-Frankivsk
District
Horodenka
Settlement
Horodenka
Site address
Horodenka Old Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.66851,25.51422
Perimeter length
304 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 severely overgrown. It requires clearing and fencing. Several gravestones are buried in the ground or covered in vegetation. There is a garbage dump on the cemetery site.
Number of existing gravestones
200. Vegetation on the site does not allow to establish the exact number of gravestones.
Date of oldest tombstone
1715 (oldest found by ESJF expedition)
Date of newest tombstone
1800 (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. The oldest gravestone relates to the early 18th century, so it can be assumed that the cemetery emerged during that period. First, it appears on Austrian maps of the 1860s and, later, it was marked on maps of 1880s.