Surveys in Ukraine

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Horodenka Old Jewish Cemetery

Drone survey :
Horodenka Old Jewish Cemetery
Historical map and perimeter :
Horodenka Old Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Ukraine
Region:
Ivano-Frankivsk
District:
Horodenka
Settlement:
Horodenka
Site Address:
The cemetery is located opposite the house at 12, Kots'ubyns'koho Street, adjacent to the Christian cemetery.
GPS coordinates:
48.66851,25.51422
Perimeter length:
304 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
No fence
General Site Condition:
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is severely overgrown. It requires clearing and fencing. Several gravestones are buried in the ground or covered in vegetation. There is a garbage dump on the cemetery site.
Number of existing gravestones:
200. Vegetation on the site does not allow to establish the exact number of gravestones.
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1715 (oldest found by ESJF expedition)
Date of Newest Tombstone:
1800 (latest found by ESJF expedition)
Urgency of erecting a fence:
High
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Drone surveys:
Yes

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. The oldest gravestone relates to the early 18th century, so it can be assumed that the cemetery emerged during that period. First, it appears on Austrian maps of the 1860s and, later, it was marked on maps of 1880s.