Surveys in Ukraine

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Bohorodchany Jewish Cemetery

Drone survey :
Bohorodchany Jewish Cemetery
Historical map and perimeter :
Bohorodchany Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Ukraine
Region:
Ivano-Frankivsk
District:
Bohorodchany
Settlement:
Bohorodchany
Site Address:
The cemetery site is located opposite to the house at 20, Khomyshyna Street.
GPS coordinates:
48.81311,24.53937
Perimeter length:
314 metres. The exact delineation requires further research.
Is the cemetery demolished:
Yes
Type and height of existing fence:
No fence
General Site Condition:
Demolished and overbuilt Jewish cemetery. A boiler house was built over the cemetery site. There are some stones resembling gravestones' fragments on the site.
Number of existing gravestones:
No tombstones preserved
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Fence is not needed (overbuilt)
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Preserved Construction on Site:
There is an ohel of Rabbi Moshe Halperin on the cemetery site, constructed by the Ohalei Tzadikim — Gader Avot union. There is also a tsiyun or memorial without a nameplate on the backyard of the boiler house.
Drone surveys:
Yes

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. First, it appears on cadastral maps of 1857. It can be assumed that the cemetery emerged in the mid 19th century. It is unknown when the cemetery was demolished. Nowadays, there are no visible traces of the cemetery and its boundaries.