Botany Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Kosice
District
Trebišov
Settlement
Botany
Site address
The Jewish cemetery can be found 150 metres south of the Christian cemetery. It is located to the right of the road, surrounded by tall trees.
GPS coordinates
48.438644, 22.095781
Perimeter length
253 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery is no longer used for burials. It is, however, well-maintained.
Number of existing gravestones
25
Date of oldest tombstone
1888
Date of newest tombstone
1942
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. It can be found marked on maps of the region from the 1860s and 1880s. However, the preserved part of the cemetery is located further south than it is marked on the maps, suggesting it grew since the 1880s.

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