Palin Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Kosice
District
Palín
Settlement
Palín
Site address
Palín Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.659818, 21.992401
Perimeter length
222 meters
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is somewhat overgrown with seasonal vegetation.
Number of existing gravestones
16
Date of oldest tombstone
1876 (the oldest tombstone found by ESJF)
Date of newest tombstone
1909
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Private
Preserved construction on site
No
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. It is marked on an Austro-Hungarian map of the region from the 1860s. Given the oldest preserved tombstone dates to 1876, it can be inferred it was founded no later than the mid 19th century.

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