Vainutas Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Lithuania
Region
Klaipeda County
District
Silute
Settlement
Vainutas
Site address
Vainutas Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
55.362810, 21.858058
Perimeter length
310 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. However, fencing is required.
Number of existing gravestones
30
Date of oldest tombstone
1831
Date of newest tombstone
1936
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
There is a memorial dedicated to a historic Jewish cemetery and the individuals buried therein. There is no fence protecting the cemetery, only a ditch.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. Given the oldest tombstone dates to the mid-19th century, it can be inferred the cemetery was founded around that era.

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