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ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Verkhovyna Jewish Cemetery

Drone survey :

Verkhovyna Jewish Cemetery
Verkhovyna Jewish Cemetery
Perimeter map :
Verkhovyna Jewish Cemetery

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:
Type of the fence. The cemetery is surrounded by remnants of an old wooden fence of 1.2 metres height.
General Site Condition:
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. 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:
Municipality/Property of local community
Drone surveys:
Yes

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.