Veliuona Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Lithuania
Region
Taurage
District
Jurbarkas
Settlement
Veliuona
Site address
Veliuona Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
55.081178, 23.256043
Perimeter length
230 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
Type of the fence
Preservation condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over
General site condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over. The cemetery site is located on a plot of grass opposite a Christian cemetery.
Number of existing gravestones
No tombstones preserved.
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
There is memorial place with monument on it dedicated to an ancient Jewish cemetery and to people buried there.
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. Today, no visible traces of the cemetery or its boundaries remain, aside from the recently erected monument marking the cemetery’s location.

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