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Valkininkai Jewish Cemetery

Perimeter map :
Valkininkai Jewish Cemetery

Country:
Lituania
Region:
None
District:
Trakai
Settlement:
Trakai
Site Address:
Next to the Christian cemetery on Vilniaus g. street.
GPS coordinates:
54.62993, 24.94073
Perimeter length:
200 meters
Is the cemetery demolished:
No
Type and height of existing fence:
Type of the fence. The cemetery is surrounded by a 1 metre tall wooden fence.
General Site Condition:
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery. There is some seasonal vegetation growing around the site.
Number of existing gravestones:
Around 200
Date of Oldest Tombstone:
1869
Date of Newest Tombstone:
1923
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Fence is not needed
Land Ownership:
Municipality/Property of local community
Drone surveys:
Yes

Given the earliest tombstone on the site is dated 1869, it can be inferred the cemetery was founded no later than the mid 19th century.