Silale Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Lithuania
Region
Taurage
District
Silale
Settlement
Silale
Site address
Silale Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
55.486143, 22.172735
Perimeter length
665 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
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 well-maintained. It has the appearance of a green zone in a public park.
Number of existing gravestones
No tombstones preserved.
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
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 could not be determined. It is also unknown when it was demolished. Today, there are no visible traces of the cemetery or its boundaries, save for the recently erected monument.

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