Plunge Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Lithuania
Region
Telsiai County
District
Plunge
Settlement
Plunge
Site address
Plunge Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
55.910290, 21.850811
Perimeter length
545 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is in good condition; clear and well-maintained. The cemetery looks like a public park, and its stones appear to have been rearranged by lines into a memorial park.
Number of existing gravestones
36
Date of oldest tombstone
1876
Date of newest tombstone
1936
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
There is memorial dedicated to the Jewish cemetery and the individuals buried therein.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. However, as the oldest tombstone dates to the late 19th century, it can be inferred it already existed in that era.

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