Velke Trakany Jewish Cemetery
Veľké Trakany Jewish Cemetery
Is the cemetery demolished
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is no longer used for burials. However, the grass is mown.
Number of existing gravestones
80. Vandals destroyed many of the matzevot decades ago.
Date of oldest tombstone
1882 (the oldest found by ESJF)
Date of newest tombstone
1913 (the newest found by ESJF)
Urgency of erecting a fence
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. Given the oldest preserved tombstone dates to 1882, it can be inferred it was founded no later than the late 19th century. Moreover, it can be found marked on an Austro-Hungarian map of the region from the 1880s.