Ustya-Zelene Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Ternopyl
District
Monastyrys’ka
Settlement
Ustya-Zelene
Site address
To reach the cemetery, proceed for about 900 metres in the southern direction on the secondary road along Horozhanka and Dnister rivers. The cemetery is located in the fields to the left of the road.
GPS coordinates
49.02195, 24.96368
Perimeter length
345 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by a concrete fence of one-metre height.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is severely overgrown. It requires clearing and re-fencing.
Number of existing gravestones
200
Date of oldest tombstone
1869 (oldest found by ESJF expedition)
Date of newest tombstone
1944 (latest found by ESJF expedition)
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
There is a holocaust memorial on the site. Presumably, there is a beit-tahara on the site.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. According to the dates on preserved gravestones, it can be assumed that the cemetery already existed in the mid-19th century.

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