|KRIVA OLKA: Zemplen, Humenne region|
The cemetery is the private property of a Kriva Olkan farmer in Zemplen County, Humenne region at 21.8667/49.1333, about 3 km from Olka. The present town population is under 1,000 with no Jews. Only elderly villagers still remember the cemetery and are reluctant to share information.
Last known Jewish burial in the Orthodox cemetery was in 1893. Upper and Lower Olka under the site, approximately 1.2 km from the congregation. The isolated cemetery on flat land and a hillside is has no sign or marker. The cemetery is reached by crossing private property with access entirely closed (private property) with a locked gate. No stones are visible. Adjacent properties are agricultural and residential.
|Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 January 2009 15:54|