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(Felso Kemencze, Abauj-Torna, Austria-Hungary) (Vysna Kamenica)

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Vyšná Kamenica, Košice, Slovakia - Present day Slovakia showing Svinica and Vysna Kamenica. Svinica was Petőszinye in Austria-Hungary and Vysna Kamenica was Felső Kemence (or Kemencze).

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OLD NAMES of the village(town): 1773 Felső-Kemencze, Ober-Kamenitz, Wissna Kamenicza, 1786 Felschő-Kemencze, Wissná Kamenicza, 1808 Felső-Kemencze, Horní Kamenice, Wyssní Kamenice, 1863–1913 Felsőkemence, 1920– Vyšná Kamenica

From Wikipedia: Vyšná Kamenica is a village and municipality in Košice-okolie District in the Kosice Region of eastern Slovakia. In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1434. The village lies at an altitude of 352 metres and covers an area of 11.333 km². It has a population of almost 250 people. The population is almost entirely Slovak in ethnicity. The village has a public library, a football playground and food facilities.The nearest railway station is at Ruskov.

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Compared to other neighboring villages, Vyšná Kamenica is the youngest municipality. It was mentioned for the first time in 1420, that is, at the beginning of the 15th century. The fact that it is the youngest village can be explained, according to the available historical materials, by the fact that at the end of the 13th century, the village of Púch existed north of Vyšná Kamenice. It was located about 3 km north of the current village. The last report on the village of Púch comes from 1370 and it says that it is a populous village with 12 estates. At the turn of the 14th and 15th centuries, for unknown reasons, these inhabitants moved about 3 km below to the valley of the Kamenický potok and founded a new village.

The first reports about this newly settled village are from 1420, it is mentioned under the name Kemenche and it belonged to Andrej from Budimír. In the portal inventory from 1427, it already appears under today's name Vyšná... Read MORE...


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2023 - Here is a list of places to go and things to do in Vyšná Kamenica and its surrounding areas:
Explore the Village: Start your visit by taking a leisurely stroll through the village of Vyšná Kamenica. Admire the traditional Slovakian architecture, colorful houses, and beautiful gardens. The village is small and peaceful, making it a perfect place for a relaxing walk.

Visit the Church of St. Ladislaus: This Gothic-style church dates back to the 13th century and is one of the most significant historical landmarks in Vyšná Kamenica. Take some time to explore its interior, which features impressive frescoes and religious artwork.

Hike in the Slovak Paradise National Park: Vyšná Kamenica is situated near the Slovak Paradise National Park, which is known for its stunning landscapes, deep gorges, and dense forests. There are various hiking trails suitable for all levels of hikers. The Suchá Belá Gorge is a must-visit, offering breathtaking views and wooden walkways along the canyon.

Visit Dobšinská Ice Cave: Located about an hour's drive from Vyšná Kamenica, the Dobšinská Ice ... Read MORE...

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female ancestorErsebet KRIZSOVITS (27 April 1849, Vyšná Kamenica, Košice, Slovakia (Felso Kemencze, Abauj-Torna, Austria-Hungary) (Vysna Kamenica) - , )
female ancestorAnna GÓNA (18 April 1851, Vyšná Kamenica, Košice, Slovakia (Felso Kemencze, Abauj-Torna, Austria-Hungary) (Vysna Kamenica) - , )
photo of Andrew (András) KORCH (KOVALČÍK)Andrew (András) KORCH (KOVALČÍK) (July 1868, Vyšná Kamenica, Košice, Slovakia (Felso Kemencze, Abauj-Torna, Austria-Hungary) (Vysna Kamenica) - 14 October 1939, Webster, Massachusetts, USA)
male ancestorAndrás THTRICSKO (27 July 1869, Vyšná Kamenica, Košice, Slovakia (Felso Kemencze, Abauj-Torna, Austria-Hungary) (Vysna Kamenica) - , )
female ancestorAnna JURCSI (3 June 1870, Vyšná Kamenica, Košice, Slovakia (Felso Kemencze, Abauj-Torna, Austria-Hungary) (Vysna Kamenica) - , )
male ancestorGyörgy SZTRICSKO (4 June 1870, Vyšná Kamenica, Košice, Slovakia (Felso Kemencze, Abauj-Torna, Austria-Hungary) (Vysna Kamenica) - , )
female ancestorAnna HANDZU (11 June 1870, Vyšná Kamenica, Košice, Slovakia (Felso Kemencze, Abauj-Torna, Austria-Hungary) (Vysna Kamenica) - , )
female ancestorAnna JAKUB (18 June 1870, Vyšná Kamenica, Košice, Slovakia (Felso Kemencze, Abauj-Torna, Austria-Hungary) (Vysna Kamenica) - , )
female ancestorErzsébet CSIZSACZICZKI (13 July 1870, Vyšná Kamenica, Košice, Slovakia (Felso Kemencze, Abauj-Torna, Austria-Hungary) (Vysna Kamenica) - , )

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