Place of Massacre and Burial of Jews (Baraučiškės village)

On 11 September in 1941, 953 Jews from Seirijai were shot at this place: 229 men, 384 women and 340 children. A memorial stone was built at the site after the war. The memorial plaque is inscribed with words in Lithuanian and Hebrew. The Lithuanian text reads: “The blood of 953 Jews – children, women and men – was spilled here. They were brutally murdered by the Nazis and their local collaborators on 11 September 1941.

Information and photos from the website of the Department of Cultural Heritage under the Ministry of Culture ; the Register of Real Cultural Properties, unique code 11014