Borsa Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Kosice
District
Trebisov
Settlement
Borsa
Site address
Borsa Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.397849, 21.708731
Perimeter length
98 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. A section of the site is overrun with dense vegetation. A concrete structure, similar in appearance to a fallen column, lies next to the tombstones.
Number of existing gravestones
2
Date of oldest tombstone
The only legible date is 1938
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown, and it does not appear marked on a map of the region from the 1880s. Given the oldest preserved tombstone is dated 1938, it can be assumed the cemetery was founded in the early 20th century.