Vysna Sebastova Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Presov
District
Prešov
Settlement
Vyšna Šebastova
Site address
Vyšna Šebastova Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
49.013737, 21.323893
Perimeter length
113 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over
General site condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over. A private garden encroaches on the site. However, the cemetery is not used for agricultural purposes. The land is not private, although it is informally divided between two neighbours.
Number of existing gravestones
0. The owner of the house (who also acts as caretaker) can recall a gravestone on the site from his childhood. That was approximately fifty years ago. The stone is now apparently under ground.
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

While the exact period of its establishment is unknown, locals claim it was demolished in the 1970s. It cannot be found marked on any old maps of the region.

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