Hvizdets’ Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Ivano-Frankivsk
District
Kolomyya
Settlement
Hvizdets'
Site address
Hvizdets' Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.57318, 25.28422
Perimeter length
381 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over
General site condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over. There is a wasteland now. The cemetery site is severely overgrown. It requires clearing and fencing.
Number of existing gravestones
2. There are two stones resembling gravestones remnants.
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. First, it appears on Austro-Hungarian maps of the 1780s. It can be assumed that the cemetery emerged in the 18th century. Later, it was also marked on maps of the 1880s. It is unknown when the cemetery was demolished. Nowadays there are only a few fragments of the gravestones on the site.