Velyki Didushychi Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Lviv
District
Stryi
Settlement
Velyki Didushychi
Site address
Velyki Didushychi Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
49.166137, 24.012639
Perimeter length
249 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is overgrown with tall grass, although half of the site is undergoing clearance. According to locals, the cemetery has not been cleaned for years. However, the fence is in excellent condition.
Number of existing gravestones
5. The site also includes 3 matzeva fragments with legible inscriptions and several toppled uninscribed fragments.
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
The site contains a memorial dedicated to the former cemetery and the individuals buried therein, including members of the Roth family. The monument was installed by their descendants and the “Ohalei Tzadikim – Gader Avot” organisation.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. None of the tombstones have legible dates, although they appear to date to the 19th century. The cemetery could not be found marked on old maps of the region.

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