Jelsava Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Banská Bystrica
District
Revúca
Settlement
Jelšava
Site address
Jelšava Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.635520, 20.231846
Perimeter length
60 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Unknown
General site condition
The cemetery is located on a slope. 2 columns of its fence remain.
Number of existing gravestones
46. 23 gravestones remain upright and 23 gravestones lie toppled on the ground.
Date of oldest tombstone
1861 (the earliest tombstone found by ESJF)
Date of newest tombstone
1933 (the latest tombstone found by ESJF)
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
No
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

Given the oldest tombstone is dated 1861, it can be inferred the cemetery was already in use by the mid-19th century.

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