Surveys in Ukraine

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Stratyn Jewish Cemetery

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

Site Address:
To reach the cemetery, turn onto the dirt road adjacent to the house at 48, Shevchenka Street. Proceed for about 300 metres. The cemetery is located on the right of the road.
GPS coordinates:
49.46453, 24.70143
Perimeter length:
243 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
Type and height of existing fence:
Type of the fence. The cemetery is surrounded by remnants of an old metal mesh fence and wooden fence of one-metres height with a menorah-shaped gates.
General Site Condition:
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is slightly overgrown. It requires clearing and re-fencing.
Number of existing gravestones:
1. There are 3 restored gravestones on the site.
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Preserved Construction on Site:
There is an ohel of Yehuda Tsvi of Stratyn (died in 1844) and two his sons Abraham and Eliezer (both died in 1865). There is a Holocaust memorial installed in the ohel dedicated to the Jews of Stratyn. The password for a door is 2-4.
Mass Graves on Site:
Yes. There is a marked mass grave on the site.
Drone surveys:

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. But since 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 1860s and 1880s.