Surveys in Ukraine

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Solotvyn Jewish Cemetery

Drone survey :
Solotvyn Jewish Cemetery
Historical map and perimeter :
Solotvyn Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Ukraine
Region:
Ivano-Frankivsk
District:
Bohorodchany
Settlement:
Solotvyn
Site Address:
The cemetery is located 200 metres behind the house at 20, Berehova Street. To reach the cemetery walk the path on the right of the house.
GPS coordinates:
48.70222,24.42776
Perimeter length:
551 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
Type of the fence. There are the remnants of a low metal fence on the new part of the cemetery.
General Site Condition:
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is severely overgrown. It requires clearing and fencing.
Number of existing gravestones:
2000
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1665 (oldest found by ESJF expedition)
Date of Newest Tombstone:
1940
Urgency of erecting a fence:
High
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Mass Graves on Site:
Yes. Presumably, there is an unmarked mass grave on the site. There are gravestones with bullet marks on it.
Drone surveys:
Yes

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown, but according to the dates on the preserved gravestones it can be assumed that the cemetery emerged in the mid-17th century. The cemetery was operational until WWII, the latest preserved gravestone relates to the 1940s.

3D model allows us to get topographical information from the site with high accuracy later we use this model to produce a proposed design with fence that could be constructed for the site preservation.
You can get a link to download 3D model by request if you email us.