Surveys in Ukraine

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Snyatyn Old Jewish Cemetery

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

Country:
Ukraine
Region:
Ivano-Frankivsk
District:
Snyatyn
Settlement:
Snyatyn
Site Address:
The cemetery is located adjacent to 31, Tarasa Shevchenka Street.
GPS coordinates:
48.45481, 25.55323
Perimeter length:
367 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
Yes
Type and height of existing fence:
No fence
General Site Condition:
Demolished and overbuilt Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is severely overgrown. It requires clearing and fencing. A parking lot was built on the site. There are abandoned industrial buildings on the eastern side. The other parts are wastelands today.
Number of existing gravestones:
5 tombstones from this cemetery were thrown into the pit (48.45513, 25.55251) adjacent to the cemetery site.
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1740
Date of Newest Tombstone:
1831
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Fence is not needed (overbuilt)
Land Ownership:
Private
Drone surveys:
Yes

According to IAJGS, the cemetery was established in the 17th century and demolished in 1950. The oldest gravestone found by ESFJ surveyors presumably relates to the mid-18th century. First, it appears on Austrian maps of the 1880s and later on Polish maps of 1939.