Khotymyr Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Ivano-Frankivsk
District
Tlumach
Settlement
Khotymyr
Site address
To reach the cemetery, proceed along the main road to the northern edge of the town. Turn left onto a field road, and proceed for 270 metres. The cemetery is located on the right of the road.
GPS coordinates
48.76677, 25.10760
Perimeter length
214 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is severely overgrown. It requires clearing and fencing.
Number of existing gravestones
8. Vegetation on the site does not allow to establish the exact number of gravestones.
Date of oldest tombstone
1856 (oldest found by ESJF expedition)
Date of newest tombstone
1864 (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 preserved gravestone relates to the mid 19th century, so it can be assumed that the cemetery emerged during that period. It was not marked on old maps.

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