Seirijai Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Lithuania
Region
Alytus
District
Lazdijai
Settlement
Seirijai
Site address
Seirijai Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
54.230525, 23.823169
Perimeter length
540 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. The cemetery is in good condition, although the site is partially overgrown with grass and bushes. Some of the older tombstones are half immersed in the ground.
Number of existing gravestones
200
Date of oldest tombstone
1886
Date of newest tombstone
1939
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
There is a memorial dedicated to a historic Jewish cemetery and the people buried therein.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. Given the oldest tombstone dates to the second half of the 19th century, it can be inferred it was already in use by that era.

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