Surveys in Ukraine

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Voynyliv Jewish Cemetery

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

Country:
Ukraine
Region:
Ivano-Frankivsk
District:
Kalush
Settlement:
Voynyliv
Site Address:
To reach the cemetery, turn onto a dirt road between the houses 40 and 42 on Ivana Franka Street. Proceed for 200 metres. The cemetery is located on the left of the road behind a hill, near the Slivka River.
GPS coordinates:
49.1311,24.48649
Perimeter length:
297 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
No fence
General Site Condition:
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is slightly overgrown. It requires clearing and fencing. The cemetery is mostly demolished. The site is used for cattle grazing.
Number of existing gravestones:
18. There are 4 gravestones and 14 fragments without inscriptions.
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1892 (only dated found by ESJF expedition)
Urgency of erecting a fence:
High
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Drone surveys:
Yes

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. First, it appears on the Second and, later, on Third Austrian survey of the 1860s and 1880s, so it can be assumed that the cemetery emerged in the mid 19th century. The oldest preserved gravestone relates to the late 19th century.