Maly Hores Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Kosice
District
Trebišov
Settlement
Malý Horeš
Site address
At the entrance to Malý Horeš from the direction of Kralovsky Chlmec, stop at the petrol station. From here, take the path to the right of the building and proceed for 50 metres into the woods. The cemetery is located to the right.
GPS coordinates
48.404947, 21.946835
Perimeter length
70 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
The cemetery site is surrounded by a 0.5 metre tall stone wall. Some parts of the wall require restoration.
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
The cemetery as a whole is well-maintained, although the wall requires restoration.
Number of existing gravestones
27
Date of oldest tombstone
1824
Date of newest tombstone
1930
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
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 the oldest preserved tombstone dates to 1824, it can be inferred it was founded no later than the early 19th century. It is marked on an Austro-Hungarian map from the 1880s.

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