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Cerhov Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Slovakia
Region:
Kosice
District:
Čerhov
Settlement:
Cerhov
Site Address:
The cemetery can be found adjacent to the railway crossing at the village exit in the direction of Luhyna.
GPS coordinates:
48.467340,21.639021
Perimeter length:
129 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
Type of the fence. The cemetery is surrounded by a partially broken masonry wall, which ranges in height from 0.5-1 metre.
General Site Condition:
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The grass around the tombstones is mowed.
Number of existing gravestones:
14
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1905 (the oldest found by ESJF)
Date of Newest Tombstone:
1935
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Medium. The original wall is in need of restoration.
Land Ownership:
Property of Jewish Community
Drone surveys:
Yes

The cemetery cannot be found marked on an Austro-Hungarian map of the region from the 1880s. Given the oldest preserved tombstone dates to 1905, it can be assumed the cemetery was founded no later than the early 20th century.