Cerhov Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Kosice
District
Čerhov
Settlement
Cerhov
Site address
Cerhov Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.467340,21.639021
Perimeter length
129 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The grass around the tombstones is mowed.
Number of existing gravestones
14
Date of oldest tombstone
1905 (the oldest found by ESJF)
Date of newest tombstone
1935
Urgency of erecting a fence
Medium
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The cemetery cannot be found marked on an Austro-Hungarian map of the region from the 1880s. Given the oldest preserved tombstone dates to 1905, it can be assumed the cemetery was founded no later than the early 20th century.

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