Poruba pod Vihorlatom 1 Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Kosice
District
Poruba pod Vihorlatom
Settlement
Poruba pod Vihorlatom
Site address
Poruba pod vihorlatom
GPS coordinates
48.82651, 22.13577
Perimeter length
173 meters
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The metal grid fence is in need of restoration.
Number of existing gravestones
35
Date of oldest tombstone
1902 (the earliest found by ESJF)
Date of newest tombstone
1927
Urgency of erecting a fence
Medium
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
No
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The Jewish cemetery cannot be found marked on Austro-Hungarian maps of the region from the 1880s. Given the oldest preserved tombstone is dated 1902, it can be inferred the cemetery was already in use by the early 20th century.

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