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Alternate names: Dūkštas [Lith], Duksht [Yid, Rus], Dukszty [Pol], Dukshty, Dukshtas, Dūkšts, Russian: Дукшты. דוקשט-Yiddish. 55°32' N, 26°20' E, in NE Lithuania, 29 miles E of Utena (Utiyan), 27 miles NNE of Švenčionys (Sventzion), 14 miles SSE of Zarasai (Novo-Aleksandrovsk). 1900 Jewish population: fewer than 600. Yizkor: Sefer zikaron le-esrim ve-shalosh kehilot she-nehrevu be-ezor Svintsian. (Tel Aviv, 1965). Słownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego (1880-1902), II, pp. 213-214: "Dukszty" #2. [March 2009]

MASS GRAVE: Former massacre site of Svenecioneliai at the river Zieimena; 164-165; pic. # 276-279 US Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad

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