Utenos New Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Lithuania
Region
Utena County
District
Settlement
Utenos
Site address
Utenos New Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
55.48541, 25.56553
Perimeter length
838 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is situated on a slope in the woods. There is some seasonal vegetation growth on the site.
Number of existing gravestones
850
Date of oldest tombstone
1821 (the earliest tombstone found by ESJF).
Date of newest tombstone
1934 (the latest tombstone found by ESJF).
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
There is a memorial on the site with a plaque, marking the site as a Jewish cemetery.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

Given the earliest tombstone is dated 1821, it can be inferred the cemetery was already in use by the early 19th century.

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