Ukmerge Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Lithuania
Region
Vilnius
District
Settlement
Ukmerge
Site address
Ukmerge Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
55.24014, 24.77403
Perimeter length
960 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No 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 now a public park with a memorial.
Number of existing gravestones
5. There are 5 tombstones on the site, which have been incorporated into the memorial.
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 a memorial, consisting of a stone, surrounded by tombstones from the cemetery
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The cemetery was established in the 17th century and abandoned after WWII. The tombstones were stolen and used as construction materials.

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