Kremnica Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Banská Bystrica
District
Okres Žiar nad Hronom
Settlement
Kremnica
Site address
Kremnica Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.692751, 18.914726
Perimeter length
63 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Jewish section
General site condition
Jewish section within municipal cemetery. The cemetery is well-maintained. It is situated at the entrance to the municipal cemetery. As many tombstones were transferred from the demolished section, the matzevot are very close to each other. A municipal house of mourning was built on the site.
Number of existing gravestones
53
Date of oldest tombstone
1871 (the earlist tombstone found by ESJF)
Date of newest tombstone
1929 (the latest tombstone found by ESJF)
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
No
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

Given the oldest preserved tombstone is dated 1871, it can be inferred the cemetery was already in use by the late 19th century.

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