Snyatyn Old Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Ivano-Frankivsk
District
Snyatyn
Settlement
Snyatyn
Site address
Snyatyn Old Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.45481, 25.55323
Perimeter length
367 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Demolished and overbuilt Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Demolished and overbuilt Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is severely overgrown. It requires clearing and fencing. A parking lot was built on the site. There are abandoned industrial buildings on the eastern side. The other parts are wastelands today.
Number of existing gravestones
5 tombstones from this cemetery were thrown into the pit (48.45513, 25.55251) adjacent to the cemetery site.
Date of oldest tombstone
1740
Date of newest tombstone
1831
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Private
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

According to IAJGS, the cemetery was established in the 17th century and demolished in 1950. The oldest gravestone found by ESFJ surveyors presumably relates to the mid-18th century. First, it appears on Austrian maps of the 1880s and later on Polish maps of 1939.