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Humenne Jewish Cemetery

Historical map and perimeter :
Humenne Jewish Cemetery
Country:
Slovakia
Region:
Presov
District:
Humenne
Settlement:
Humenne
Site Address:
The cemetery is located behind A+B Autoservice on 1631/114 Osloboditeľov Street.
GPS coordinates:
48.943066, 21.933866
Perimeter length:
574 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 concrete fence.
General Site Condition:
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is well-maintained.
Number of existing gravestones:
1000
Date of Newest Tombstone:
2009, according to ESJF surveyors.
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Fence is not needed
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Preserved Construction on Site:
Yes
Drone surveys:
No. The slope was too steep.

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. According to a survey carried out under the International Jewish Cemetery Project, organised by the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies, the oldest preserved tombstone is dated 1772. The ESJF were able to find tombstones on the site dating back to the 19th and 20th centuries.