Alternate names: Veľké Kapušany [Slov], Nagykapos [Hun], Nagy-Kapos, Kapušany. 48°33' N, 22°05' E, 40 miles ESE of Košice (Kassa), 11 miles WSW of Uzhhorod (Ungvar), near border with Ukraine.ShtetLink: /JOWBR: Jewish Cemetery. Map of Village.
town image [February 2009]
US Commission No. SLCE000014
Velke Kapusany is located E of Trebisov. The flat urban isolated location has no sign or marker. Reached by turning directly off a public road and crossing private property, acess is open to all via a masonry wall and a locking gate. 100-500 19th-20th century marble, granite, limestone, sandstone, and other materials flat shaped tombstones (some with carved relief decorations) or finely smoothed with Hebrew inscriptions are in original locations. The property is used for a garden and fields. Adjacent properties are agricultural and residential. Occasionally, private visitors stop. There has been no maintenance, but individuals clean or clean occasionally. No threats.
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