Skaros Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Kosice
District
Košice-okolie
Settlement
Skároš
Site address
Skároš Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.586703, 21.376852
Perimeter length
129 metres
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 located behind private houses. There was once a path which led to the site, but it is now privately owned. Part of the cemetery is also now in private hands.
Number of existing gravestones
16. According to a local, there are 16 gravestones on the site. However, due to dense vegetation, only 5 were visible.
Date of oldest tombstone
1900 (the only legible tombstone)
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Private
Preserved construction on site
No
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unclear. Given the oldest preserved tombstone dates to 1900, it can be inferred it was founded no later than the early 20th century. It can be found marked on a map of the region from 1934.

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