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Dobsina Jewish Cemetery

Drone survey :
Dobsina Jewish Cemetery
Dobsina Jewish Cemetery
Perimeter map :
Dobsina Jewish Cemetery
Country:
Slovakia
Region:
Kosice
District:
Košice okolie.
Settlement:
Dobšiná
Site Address:
The Jewish section is located on the municipal cemetery on Skalna Street. Turn left after the main gate and proceed up the hill to the woods to reach it.
GPS coordinates:
48.82143, 20.37764
Perimeter length:
91 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
No fence
General Site Condition:
Jewish section within municipal cemetery. The Jewish section is separated from the Christian cemetery by woodland. It is no longer in use but remains well-maintained.
Number of existing gravestones:
31
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1896
Date of Newest Tombstone:
1909
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Low
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Drone surveys:
Yes

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. It does not appear marked on an Austro-Hungarian map of the region from the 1880s. Given the oldest preserved tombstone dates to 1896, it can be inferred it was founded no later than the late 19th century.