Svedasai Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Lithuania
Region
Utena
District
Settlement
Svedasai
Site address
Svedasai Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
55.67493, 25.38591
Perimeter length
721 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 well-maintained. There is some seasonal vegetation growth on the site.
Number of existing gravestones
160
Date of oldest tombstone
1896 (the earliest tombstone found by ESJF).
Date of newest tombstone
1928 (the latest tombstone found by ESJF).
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

Given the oldest preserved tombstone is dated 1896, it can be inferred the cemetery was already in use by the late 19th century.

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