Public Institution "Lazdijai Tourism Information Center"

The place and graves of the massacre of Jews (Katkiškės village)

Jewish heritage

In this cemetery there is a memorial stone with a table with the inscription: '' IN THIS PLACE / 1941.XI.03. / KITCHEN OF HITLERIN / KILLED 1535 / LASDIA COUNTY / POPULATION / JEWS / MAN, WOMAN, CHILDREN '' (in 2015 the monument was renovated, the stone was painted and the table with the inscription was changed). The cemetery is surrounded by concrete foundations of the fence, two brick columns at the entrance, single spruce and thuja grow on the outskirts of the territory, there are single stones without inscriptions.

1941 November 3 1535 Jews of Lazdijai county were killed and buried - 485 men, 511 women, 539 children.

Information and photos from the website of the Department of Cultural Heritage under the Ministry of Culture; Register of Immovable Cultural Property, unique code of the object 11008