A report on LetychivPodolia and Medzhybizh

Dominican convent in Letychiv
Letychiv Castle
Medzhybizh Castle in 1871
Letychiv Coats of Arms. Top is the original 1569. Bottom is from 1792 and the Russian Imperial era.
Maps title reads Podolian Voivodeship, part of Ukraine
The Orthodox church under renovation inside Medzhybizh castle. Originally built in 1586 as a Polish Catholic church.
Letychiv Assumption Church. Top is the Letychiv Icon. Bottom is the facade of the church.
Podolia (Podolie) in yellow on a map by French cartographer Henri Chatelain in 1712. White Ruthenia in white, Black Ruthenia in black, and Volhynia in red.
19th-century mill buildings adjacent to the mill dam and the lake on the Southern Bug
Letychiv Castle. During World War II, it served as a notorious slave labor camp.
Podolians, before 1878
Monument to the approximately 3,000 Medzhybizh Jews who were executed in three nearby ravines in 1942
At this location approximately 7,500 Letichiv Jews were murdered by Nazis during World War II.
Medieval fortress in Letychiv.
The fortress-like Sirkes Shul in Medzhybizh, probably built in the 17th century (photo taken in 1935)
Vinnytsia
The interior of the main Sirkes Shul in Medzhybizh in 1930
Khmelnytskyi
Exterior of the Baal Shem Tov's Shul in Medzhybizh, c. 1915. This original shul no longer exists, but was recently re-created.
The fortress of Kamianets-Podilskyi
Another view of the Baal Shem Tov's Shul, c. 1915
The main building of Uman National University of Horticulture
Interior of the Baal Shem Tov's Shul, c. 1915
Pervomaisk city council
18th-century gravestones at the old Jewish cemetery in Medzhybizh
Rîbnița as seen from across the Dniester river
Gravestone of the Baal Shem Tov in Medzhybizh
Emblem
Kamianets-Podilskyi City Hall at night
A nice park with a fountain near the Kamianets-Podilskyi's old town quarter
An old street in Kamianets-Podilskyi's old town quarter. Recently restorational works are being conducted in the city.
Arch of triumph in Kamianets-Podilskyi
Zalishchyky

Ut was administrative center since Tsarist times, formerly in Podolia Province, although now it is administratively a part of Khmelnytskyi Raion.

- Letychiv

Medzhybizh was once a prominent town in the former Podolia Province.

- Medzhybizh

Even with natural moats on all sides, Letychiv did not have the topographic relief that blesses other Podolia Province strongholds (such as Medzhibozh or Kamenets Podilsky).

- Letychiv

The chief towns include Kamianets-Podilskyi, the traditional capital, Balta, Bar, Bratslav, Haisyn, Khmelnytskyi, Letychiv, Lityn, Mohyliv-Podilskyi, Nova Ushytsia, Olhopil, Skala-Podilska, Vinnytsia, and Yampil.

- Podolia

During this time, it was a province, with its center being Kamaniçe, and was divided into the sanjaks of Kamaniçe, Bar, Mejibuji and Yazlovets (Yazlofça).

- Podolia

The nearby town of Letychiv, however, flourished.

- Medzhybizh
Dominican convent in Letychiv

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