Spisske Podhhradie Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Presov
District
Siroke
Settlement
Spisske Podhhradie
Site address
Spisske Podhhradie Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
49.015509, 20.744979
Perimeter length
277 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 wall needs restoration to its original state.
Number of existing gravestones
200+
Date of oldest tombstone
1874 (the oldest found by ESJF).
Date of newest tombstone
915 (the newest 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 that it was founded no later than the late 19th century.

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