Plechotice Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Kosice
District
Plechotice
Settlement
Plechotice
Site address
Plechotice Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.626984, 21.652117
Perimeter length
200 meters. The perimeter is approximate.
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 overgrown.
Number of existing gravestones
12
Date of oldest tombstone
1882 (the oldest found by ESJF)
Date of newest tombstone
1929
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 can be found marked on Austro-Hungarian maps of the region from the 1860s and 1880s, and the oldest preserved tombstone dates to 1882. As such, it can be inferred it was founded no later than the mid 19th century.

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