Surveys in Ukraine

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Snyatyn New Jewish Cemetery

Drone survey :
Snyatyn New Jewish Cemetery
Snyatyn New Jewish Cemetery
Historical map and perimeter :
Snyatyn New Jewish Cemetery
Country:
Ukraine
Region:
Ivano-Frankivsk
District:
Snyatyn
Settlement:
Snyatyn
Site Address:
The cemetery is located opposite the City Park on Tarasa Shevchenka Street.
GPS coordinates:
48.45606, 25.54779
Perimeter length:
472 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
Type of the fence. There are remnants of an old concrete fence of 1.5 metres height.
General Site Condition:
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is severely overgrown. There are some Christian burials on the site.
Number of existing gravestones:
500
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1869
Date of Newest Tombstone:
1976
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Fence is not needed
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 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 maps of 1939.