Vilkaviskis Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Moldova
Region
None
District
Marijampole
Settlement
Vilkaviskis
Site address
Vilkaviskis Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
54.64425, 23.02345
Perimeter length
300m
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.
Number of existing gravestones
around 75
Date of oldest tombstone
1912 (the earliest tombstone found by ESJF).
Date of newest tombstone
1934 (the latest tombstone found by ESJF).
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

Given the oldest preserved tombstone dates to the early 20th century, it can be inferred the cemetery was already in use by that era.

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