Raseiniai Old Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Lithuania
Region
Kaunas County
District
Raseiniai
Settlement
Raseiniai
Site address
The cemetery was located on V.Grybo street, it has been overbuilt with a block of flats.
GPS coordinates
55.38665,23.12468
Perimeter length
185 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
There are the remains of the concrete fencing.
Preservation condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over
General site condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over. The cemetery site is a public green area located between blocks of flats.
Number of existing gravestones
No tombstones preserved. A museum worker said that the gravestones were dismantled and used for leveling pits that had been bombed.
Date of oldest tombstone
N/A
Date of newest tombstone
N/A
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Municipality
Preserved construction on site
There is a memorial plaque marking the former location of the Jewish cemetery.
Drone surveys
Yes

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. Moreover, it is unknown when the cemetery was demolished. Today, no visible traces of the cemetery or its boundaries remain.

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Raseiniai Old Jewish Cemetery
Raseiniai Old Jewish Cemetery
Raseiniai Old Jewish Cemetery
Raseiniai Old Jewish Cemetery
Raseiniai Old Jewish Cemetery
Raseiniai Old Jewish Cemetery
Raseiniai Old Jewish Cemetery