Okopy Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Ternopyl
District
Borshchiv
Settlement
Okopy
Site address
To reach the cemetery, proceed for 250 metres to the west from the Lviv gates. Turn right and walk for 80 metres. The cemetery is located in the woods.
GPS coordinates
48.54066, 26.40819
Perimeter length
197 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery has a fence installed in August 2019 by ESJF.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is well-maintained. The fence is in good condition.
Number of existing gravestones
About 30
Date of oldest tombstone
1906
Date of newest tombstone
1936
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

Information on the cemetery’s establishment is not available, but it is marked on the Austro-Hungarian map of 1880s, and, most likely, on the Austro-Hungarian map of 1860s. Presumably, the cemetery was operating until WWII.

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