Podolinec Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Presov
District
Stará Ľubovňa
Settlement
Podolinec
Site address
Podolinec Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
49.255547, 20.538714
Perimeter length
108 metres
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 majority of the matzevot have been destroyed or toppled, and there is refuse scattered around the site. Moreover, one of the graves was dug up. The site is not far from a Roma settlement.
Number of existing gravestones
around 70
Date of oldest tombstone
1904 (the oldest tombstone found by ESJF).
Date of newest tombstone
1944 (the newest tombstone found by ESJF).
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

Given the oldest preserved tombstone dates to 1904, it can be assumed the cemetery was already in use by the early 20th century.

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