Michaľany Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Kosice
District
Michaľany
Settlement
Michaľany
Site address
Michaľany Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.520046, 21.619726
Perimeter length
125 meters
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 cemetery is well-maintained.
Number of existing gravestones
30
Date of oldest tombstone
1894 (the oldest found by ESJF)
Date of newest tombstone
1922
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Private
Preserved construction on site
Yes. A new ohel.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. It can be found marked on an Austro-Hungarian map of the region from the 1880s. It was most likely founded no later than the late 19th century.

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