Varniai Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Lithuania
Region
Telsiai
District
Settlement
Varniai
Site address
Varniai Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
55.74507, 22.38031
Perimeter length
351 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 on the cemetery. It is well-maintained.
Number of existing gravestones
60
Date of oldest tombstone
1825 (the earliest found by ESJF).
Date of newest tombstone
1928 (the latest found by ESJF).
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

Given the oldest preserved tombstone is dated 1825, it can be inferred the cemetery was already in use by the early 19th century.

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