Pol’ov Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Kosice
District
Kosice okolie
Settlement
Pol’ov
Site address
Pol’ov Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.66361, 21.18466
Perimeter length
263 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 cemetery is located in the woods. The site is not in use.
Number of existing gravestones
2
Date of oldest tombstone
the only readable tombstone dates to 1859
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
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 1859, it can be inferred it was founded no later than the mid 19th century. It can be found marked on an Austro-Hungarian map of the region from the 1880s.

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