Uzpaliai Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Lithuania
Region
Utena
District
Settlement
Užpaliai
Site address
Užpaliai Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
55.62594, 25.5682
Perimeter length
410 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 well-maintained. There is some seasonal vegetation on the site .
Number of existing gravestones
around 100
Date of oldest tombstone
1885 (the earliest tombstone found by ESJF).
Date of newest tombstone
1947 (the latest tombstone found by ESJF).
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

Given the oldest preserved tombstone is dated 1885, it can be inferred the cemetery was in use by the late 19th century.

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