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2011 Rohatyn Visit #5 - June 9th/10th

There are more images of the Jewish papers found during renovation of the school on Kotsyobynskoho Street.

Photos of the faces of gravestones which have been moved to the new cemetery are available. There is also a google map of the gravestone project status available.
we are in town with Renaud from AFP, meeting with Ihor who has volunteered to guide and translate for us again
we are in town with Renaud from AFP, meeting with Ihor who has volunteered to guide and translate for us again
meeting with Father Bihun of the Ukrainian church, who agrees to explain our gravestone project to his followers...
meeting with Father Bihun of the Ukrainian church, who agrees to explain our gravestone project to his followers...
...so they will know to contact Mr. Vorobets if they find stones
...so they will know to contact Mr. Vorobets if they find stones
meeting at the central library with Mr. Vorobets
meeting at the central library with Mr. Vorobets
a discussion about the status of the gravestone project and other news in town
a discussion about the status of the gravestone project and other news in town
a visit to the school on Kotsyobynskoho Street, where there was once a bath house (arrow)...
a visit to the school on Kotsyobynskoho Street, where there was once a bath house (arrow)...
...and a synagogue (arrow)
...and a synagogue (arrow)
the school director shows us a box of papers collected from school buildings during renovations
the school director shows us a box of papers collected from school buildings during renovations
the papers have writing from the Jewish community during the war years
the papers have writing from the Jewish community during the war years
this is a business form with the name of David Liebling, one of Marla's relatives lost in the war
this is a business form with the name of David Liebling, one of Marla's relatives lost in the war
in the former synagogue, now a small school theatre
in the former synagogue, now a small school theatre
the original entrance to the synagogue was behind the current stage
the original entrance to the synagogue was behind the current stage
in the former mikveh
in the former mikveh
down the street, the former Judenrat building
down the street, the former Judenrat building
heading down into the basement
heading down into the basement
an exchange of stories heard about this building in the war years
an exchange of stories heard about this building in the war years
now on Halytska street south of Roxelana square, entering a building where Horns once lived
now on Halytska street south of Roxelana square, entering a building where Horns once lived
and in the cellar of the building next door, to see what conditions might have been like for long-term hiding
and in the cellar of the building next door, to see what conditions might have been like for long-term hiding
a grate overhead, at street level
a grate overhead, at street level
there is a network of small storage areas under the buildings
there is a network of small storage areas under the buildings
time to go back up
time to go back up
a man in town has reported to Mr. Vorobets he has two gravestones in his yard...
a man in town has reported to Mr. Vorobets he has two gravestones in his yard...
Alex F. saw this stone during our walk in May...
Alex F. saw this stone during our walk in May...
...but this may have also come from a cemetery
...but this may have also come from a cemetery
with Renaud at the southern memorial...
with Renaud at the southern memorial...
...which has had flowers planted, new paint applied, and cleaning done
...which has had flowers planted, new paint applied, and cleaning done
the land is very rich with grasses and crops now
the land is very rich with grasses and crops now
the view toward Devil Mountain
the view toward Devil Mountain
now at the old cemetery after a brief rain...
now at the old cemetery after a brief rain...
also very green here now
also very green here now
the next morning at the northern memorial...
the next morning at the northern memorial...
...also showing much care: new planting and paint, and much trimming and cleanup
...also showing much care: new planting and paint, and much trimming and cleanup
at the new cemetery, signs of the wagon and workers who brought gravestones and fragments from around town
at the new cemetery, signs of the wagon and workers who brought gravestones and fragments from around town
the latest 36 pieces have been arranged around the monument
the latest 36 pieces have been arranged around the monument
we separated and turned some other pieces moved earlier, to document them
we separated and turned some other pieces moved earlier, to document them
a concrete-covered area at the southwest corner of the cemetery
a concrete-covered area at the southwest corner of the cemetery
wild strawberries are in season now
wild strawberries are in season now
we drive around town to the sites where gravestones had been found, confirming they have been moved...
we drive around town to the sites where gravestones had been found, confirming they have been moved...
...and the ground left in good condition
...and the ground left in good condition
there had been several large stone pieces here by the creek east of town center
there had been several large stone pieces here by the creek east of town center
now all are moved to the cemetery
now all are moved to the cemetery
but we find several more small pieces deeper under the soil and grass...
but we find several more small pieces deeper under the soil and grass...
...and one new stone is too large for us to move
...and one new stone is too large for us to move
we take the smaller pieces to join others at the cemetery; the large one will be moved by Mr. Vorobets' crew in the future
we take the smaller pieces to join others at the cemetery; the large one will be moved by Mr. Vorobets' crew in the future