Veisiejai Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Lithuania
Region
Alytus
District
Lazdijai
Settlement
Veisiejai
Site address
Veisiejai Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
54.09903, 23.69952
Perimeter length
310 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 site.
Number of existing gravestones
around 60.
Date of oldest tombstone
1926 (the earliest tombstone found by ESJF).
Date of newest tombstone
1927 (the latest tombstone 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 1926, it can be inferred the cemetery was already in use by the early 20th century.

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