Veivirzenai Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Lithuania
Region
Klaipeda
District
Klaipeda
Settlement
Veivirzenai
Site address
Veivirzenai Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
55.596465, 21.600079
Perimeter length
300 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. The cemetery is well-maintained. The fence is in good condition.
Number of existing gravestones
60
Date of oldest tombstone
1876
Date of newest tombstone
1934
Urgency of erecting a fence
Fence is not needed
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
There is a monument dedicated to a historic Jewish cemetery and the individuals buried therein.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. Given the oldes preserved tombstones date to the latter half of the 19th century, it can be inferred the cemetery was already in use in that era.

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