Zasliai Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Lithuania
Region
Kaunas
District
Settlement
Zasliai
Site address
Zasliai Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
54.86061, 24.56495
Perimeter length
369 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.
Number of existing gravestones
around 100. There are 4 tombstones which are definitely Jewish. There are also 24 others which do not appear to be Christian and as such may be Jewish.
Date of oldest tombstone
1899 (the earliest tombstone found by ESJF).
Date of newest tombstone
1928 (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 1899, it can be inferred the cemetery was already in use by the late 19th century.

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