Novosad Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Kosice
District
Novosad
Settlement
Novosad
Site address
Novosad Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.5198, 21.74757
Perimeter length
55 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Jewish section
General site condition
Jewish section within municipal cemetery. The cemetery is somewhat overgrown with seasonal vegetation.
Number of existing gravestones
20
Date of oldest tombstone
1887 (the oldest found by ESJF)
Date of newest tombstone
1942
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Private
Preserved construction on site
No
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. Given the oldest preserved tombstone dates to 1887, it can be inferred it was founded no later than the late 19th century. It was marked on an Austro-Hungarian map of the region from the 1880s.

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