Surveys in Ukraine

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Pechenizhyn Jewish Cemetery

Drone survey :
Pechenizhyn Jewish Cemetery

Pechenizhyn Jewish Cemetery

Historical map and perimeter :
Pechenizhyn Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Ukraine
Region:
Ivano-Frankivsk
District:
Kolomyya
Settlement:
Pechenizhyn
Site Address:
The cemetery is located behind the house at 7, Hoholya Street.
GPS coordinates:
48.50958, 24.88512
Perimeter length:
482 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.
Number of existing gravestones:
500
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1855 (oldest found by ESJF expedition)
Date of Newest Tombstone:
1940 (latest found by ESJF expedition)
Urgency of erecting a fence:
High
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Preserved Construction on Site:
There are two ohels on the site. One is dedicated to Rabbanith Sheyndil. The other is dedicated to Rabbi Israel David (died in1896), a son of Menakhem Mendil of Kosiv, and Rabbi Girshon (died in 1940).
Drone surveys:
Yes

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. The oldest gravestone relates to the mid-19th century, so it can be assumed that the cemetery emerged during that period. First, it appears on Austrian maps of the 1880s and later on Polish map of 1939.