Siroke Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Presov
District
Siroke
Settlement
Siroke
Site address
Siroke Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.992842, 20.945183
Perimeter length
Perimeter N\A
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 fence needs some repair work.
Number of existing gravestones
60+
Date of oldest tombstone
1879 (the oldest tombstone found by ESJF).
Date of newest tombstone
1934 (the newest tombstone found by ESJF).
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
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 tombstone dates to 1874, it can be inferred it was founded no later than the second half of the 19th century.

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