Revuca Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Banská Bystrica
District
Revúca
Settlement
Revúca
Site address
Revúca Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.689083, 20.110368
Perimeter length
175 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Jewish section
General site condition
Jewish section within municipal cemetery. The municipal cemetery is still in use, but not the Jewish section. However, the grass is cut and the section is well-maintained.
Number of existing gravestones
10
Date of oldest tombstone
1897 (the earliest tombstone found by ESJF)
Date of newest tombstone
1907 (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
No
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

Given the oldest preserved tombstone is dated 1897 , it can be inferred the cemetery was already in use by the late 19th century. According to IAGJS, there were 1-20 tombstones from the 19th-20th centuries bearing German and Hebrew inscriptions on the site in 2009.

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