Spisske Vlachy Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Kosice
District
Spišská Nová Ves
Settlement
Spišské Vlachy
Site address
At the southern end of Cintorinska Street, turn left and proceed for 400 metres. The cemetery can be found to the right of the road, behind the apiary.
GPS coordinates
48.953620, 20.786659
Perimeter length
118 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
The cemetery site is no longer in use but is generally well-maintained. New trees have recently been planted on the site.
Number of existing gravestones
37
Date of oldest tombstone
1909
Date of newest tombstone
1911
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
No
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. Given the oldest preserved tombstone dates to 1909, it can be inferred it was founded no later than the early 20th century. Moreover, it appears on an Austro-Hungarian map of the region from the 1880s.

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