Zelene Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Slovakia
Region
Banská Bystrica
District
Poltar
Settlement
Zelene
Site address
Zelene Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.428719, 19.782817
Perimeter length
71 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Unknown
General site condition
The cemetery is situated in a private garden. The owners of the house died many years ago and it is now abandoned. However, it is for sale. There is a significant amount of vegetation on the site, as well as fallen branches from trees.
Number of existing gravestones
19. Half of the matzevot lie toppled on the ground. They most likely fell down due to their age.
Date of oldest tombstone
1904 (the earliest tombstone found by ESJF)
Date of newest tombstone
1921 (the latest tombstone found by ESJF)
Urgency of erecting a fence
Medium
Land ownership
Private
Preserved construction on site
No
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

Given the oldest preserved tombstone is dated 1904, it can be inferred the cemetery was already in use by the early 20th century.

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