Vilnius Suderves Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Vilnius County
Site address
Vilnius Suderves Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
54.7114, 25.23331
Perimeter length
608 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
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. There is some seasonal vegetation on the site.
Number of existing gravestones
around 2000. Some of the newer tombstones were transferred to the cemetery from 2 demolished Jewish cemeteries.
Date of oldest tombstone
1937 (the earliest tombstone found by ESJF).
Date of newest tombstone
1992 (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

Historical overview

Given the oldest tombstone is dated 1937, it can be inferred the cemetery was already in use by the early 20th century.

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