Verkhovyna Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Ivano-Frankivsk
District
Verkhovyna
Settlement
Verkhovyna
Site address
To reach the cemetery, proceed for about 70 metres along Zhab'yevs'ka street from Hotel Svetlana. Turn right onto the secondary road, and proceed for about 150 metres. The cemetery site is located behind the private house on the left of the road.
GPS coordinates
48.15447, 24.78928
Perimeter length
155 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery is surrounded by remnants of an old wooden fence of 1.2 metres height.
Preservation condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is well-maintained by locals.
Number of existing gravestones
17. There are about 30 gravestones and fragments lying on the site.
Date of oldest tombstone
1922
Date of newest tombstone
1935
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

It can be assumed that the cemetery emerged in the 1880s, but the oldest preserved gravestone relates to the beginning of the 20th century. It does not appears on old maps. According to residents, the gravestones were not used for construction and were destroyed by nature.

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