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Aukstadvaris Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Lituania
Region:
None
District:
Trakai
Settlement:
Aukstadvaris
Site Address:
The cemetery is located on Road 4703, at the exit of Aukstadvaris village. To reach it, proceed 1.2 km south from the centre of the village. It can be found to the right of the road.
GPS coordinates:
54.56887, 24.52944
Perimeter length:
123 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
Type of the fence. The cemetery is surrounded by a 1 metre tall metal fence.
General Site Condition:
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. The cemetery site is well-maintained, although there is some seasonal vegetation growth on the site.
Number of existing gravestones:
60. There are 2 tombstones in the cemetery.
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1884
Date of Newest Tombstone:
1929
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Fence is not needed
Land Ownership:
Property of local municipality
Drone surveys:
Yes

Given the oldest preserved tombstone is dated 1884, it can be inferred the cemetery was founded no later than the later 19th century.