Salakas Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Lithuania
Region
Alytus
District
Settlement
Rudamina
Site address
Salakas Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
54.28984, 23.43905
Perimeter length
267 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. There is some seasonal vegetation on the cemetery.
Number of existing gravestones
around 50
Date of oldest tombstone
1881 (the earliest tombstone found by ESJF).
Date of newest tombstone
1938 (the latest tombstone found by ESJF).
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

Given the oldest preserved tombstone is dated 1881, it can be inferred the cemetery was already in use by the late 19th century.

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