Surveys in Ukraine

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Hvizdets' Jewish Cemetery

Drone survey :
Hvizdets' Jewish Cemetery
Hvizdets' Jewish Cemetery
Historical map and perimeter :
Hvizdets' Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Ukraine
Region:
Ivano-Frankivsk
District:
Kolomyya
Settlement:
Hvizdets'
Site Address:
The cemetery site is located opposite the house at 14, Torhova Street.
GPS coordinates:
48.57318, 25.28422
Perimeter length:
381 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
Yes
Type and height of existing fence:
No fence
General Site Condition:
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over. There is a wasteland now. The cemetery site is severely overgrown. It requires clearing and fencing.
Number of existing gravestones:
2. There are two stones resembling gravestones remnants.
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Low
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Mass Graves on Site:
Yes. According to locals, there is an unmarked gravestone at the cemetery site, but there is no information about its location.
Drone surveys:
Yes

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. First, it appears on Austro-Hungarian maps of the 1780s. It can be assumed that the cemetery emerged in the 18th century. Later, it was also marked on maps of the 1880s. It is unknown when the cemetery was demolished. Nowadays there are only a few fragments of the gravestones on the site.