Lanchyn Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Ivano-Frankivsk
District
Nadvirna
Settlement
Lanchyn
Site address
To reach the cemetery, proceed in the eastern direction along Shuhevycha street. Turn left after the bridge over the Slobushnytsya river. Proceed for 100 metres. The cemetery is located on the right of the road.
GPS coordinates
48.56492, 24.77435
Perimeter length
241 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
30. Gravestones from the site were used to build a foundation of the Lenin monument.
Date of oldest tombstone
1840
Date of newest tombstone
193(4) (the inscription is hardly readable)
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 Austrian maps of the 1880s, and, later, on Polish maps of 1939. The oldest preserved gravestone relates to the mid-19th century. According to locals, the cemetery was partly demolished during the Soviet period.

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