Spišská Nová Ves Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Presov
District
Spišská Nová Ves
Settlement
Spišská Nová Ves
Site address
Spišská Nová Ves Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.946652, 20.575908
Perimeter length
260 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 well-maintained.
Number of existing gravestones
Around 100
Date of oldest tombstone
1929 (the only readable)
Date of newest tombstone
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 1929, it can be inferred the cemetery was already in use by the early 20th century. According to IAJGS, there were 20-100 matzevot from  the 20th century on the site in 2009.

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