Valkininkai Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Lithuania
Region
Alytus County
District
Alytus
Settlement
Valkininkai
Site address
Valkininkai Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
54.36285, 24.85339
Perimeter length
504 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. There is some seasonal vegetation growth on the cemetery site.
Number of existing gravestones
around 300
Date of oldest tombstone
1904 (the oldest tombstone found by ESJF).
Date of newest tombstone
1920 (the newest tombstone found by ESJF).
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

Given the oldest preserved tombstone is dated 1904, it can be inferred the cemetery was founded no later than the early 20th century.

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