Rakovec nad Ondavou Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Kosice
District
Michalovce
Settlement
Rakovec nad Ondavou
Site address
Rakovec nad Ondavou Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.781947, 21.787439
Perimeter length
131 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 well-maintained.
Number of existing gravestones
10
Date of oldest tombstone
1887 (the oldest tombstone found by ESJF)
Date of newest tombstone
1939
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 is not marked on old maps of the region. Given the oldest preserved tombstone dates to 1887, it can be inferred the cemetery was founded no later than the late 19th century.

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