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Hanusovce nad Toplov Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Slovakia
Region:
Presov
District:
Vranov nad Topľou
Settlement:
Hanusovce nad Toplov
Site Address:
555/2 Pod Šibenou
GPS coordinates:
49.026481, 21.509874
Perimeter length:
188 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No. Estimated location only.
Type and height of existing fence:
Type of the fence. The cemetery is surrounded by a 2 metre tall fence made of metal and concrete.
General Site Condition:
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is well-maintained.
Number of existing gravestones:
100
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Fence is not needed
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Preserved Construction on Site:
There is an ohel dedicated to one Rabbi Baruch Abraham (ben Shraga Feivel) Bindiger (?-1874).
Drone surveys:
Yes

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. However, it can be found marked Austro-Hungarian maps of the region from 1785. The preserved tombstones date back to the latter half of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th.