Snyatyn New Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Ivano-Frankivsk
District
Snyatyn
Settlement
Snyatyn
Site address
The cemetery is located opposite the City Park on Tarasa Shevchenka Street.
GPS coordinates
48.45606, 25.54779
Perimeter length
472 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery has a fence installed in November 2019 by ESJF.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is severely overgrown. It requires clearing.
Number of existing gravestones
500
Date of oldest tombstone
1869
Date of newest tombstone
1976
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
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 mid-19th century, so it can be assumed that the cemetery emerged during that period. First, it appears on Austrian maps of the 1880s and later on Polish maps of 1939.

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