Seredzius Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Lithuania
Region
Taurage County
District
Jurbarkas
Settlement
Seredzius
Site address
Seredzius Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
55.081175, 23.417080
Perimeter length
350 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
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The majority of the cemetery was demolished, with only a few toppled matzeva fragments left. The site is somewhat overgrown. Clearance and fencing are required.
Number of existing gravestones
3 (fragments). There is one preserved inscription but the date is barely legible; further research is required.
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
There is memorial dedicated to an ancient Jewish cemetery and to people buried there.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. Moreover, it is unknown when it was demolished or where most of the tombstones were taken. Today, there are very few visible traces of the cemetery besides a few scattered fragments and the recently erected monument marking its location.

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