Presov Tehelna Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Presov
District
Presov
Settlement
Presov
Site address
Presov Tehelna Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
49.009211, 21.218033
Perimeter length
459 metre
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 cemetery is well-maintained.
Number of existing gravestones
1,000+
Date of oldest tombstone
1904 (the earliest tombstone found by ESJF).
Date of newest tombstone
1930 (the latest tombstone found by ESJF).
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. However, given the oldest preserved stone is dated 1904 it can be assumed the cemetery was already operational in the early 20th century.

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