Hrcel Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Kosice
District
Hrčeľ
Settlement
Hrčeľ
Site address
Hrcel Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.520501,21.690006
Perimeter length
123 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. The cemetery site is generally well-maintained, although it is somewhat overgrow with tall grass.
Number of existing gravestones
5
Date of oldest tombstone
1904
Date of newest tombstone
1909
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. Given it can be found marked on Austro-Hungarian maps of the region from the 1860s and 1880s, it can be inferred it was founded in the mid 19th century.

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