Stratyn Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Ivano-Frankivsk
District
Rohatyn
Settlement
Stratyn
Site address
To reach the cemetery, turn onto the dirt road adjacent to the house at 48, Shevchenka Street. Proceed for about 300 metres. The cemetery is located on the right of the road.
GPS coordinates
49.46453, 24.70143
Perimeter length
243 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by remnants of an old metal mesh fence and wooden fence of one-metres height with a menorah-shaped gates.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is slightly overgrown. It requires clearing and re-fencing.
Number of existing gravestones
1. There are 3 restored gravestones on the site.
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
There is an ohel of Yehuda Tsvi of Stratyn (died in 1844) and two his sons Abraham and Eliezer (both died in 1865). There is a Holocaust memorial installed in the ohel dedicated to the Jews of Stratyn. The password for a door is 2-4.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. But since it appears on Austro-Hungarian maps of the 1780s, it can be assumed that the cemetery emerged in the 18th century. Later it was also marked on maps of the 1860s and 1880s.

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