Vandziogala Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Lithuania
Region
Kaunas
District
Settlement
Vandžiogala
Site address
Vandziogala Jewish cemetery
GPS coordinates
55.11937, 23.97622
Perimeter length
390 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
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is well-maintained. The grass is cut.
Number of existing gravestones
around 100
Date of oldest tombstone
1857 (the earliest tombstone found by ESJF).
Date of newest tombstone
1993 (the latest tombstone found by ESJF).
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Two monuments in honour of the victims of Shoa.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

Given the oldest preserved tombstone is dated 1857, it can be inferred the cemetery was founded no later than the mid-19th century.

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