LECKAVA: Kovno Print

Alternate names: Leckava [Lith], Liatzkovo [Rus], Latskeve [Yid], Łacków [Pol], Lyatskovo, Letskava, Leckavos, Leckavas, Latskove, Latzkova, Latzkeva, Latzuva, Russian: Ляцково. לאַצקעווע-Yiddish.  56°23' N, 22°15' E, 52 miles NW of Šiauliai (Shavl), 28 miles N of Telšiai (Telz), 15 miles NW of Viekšniai (Vekshnay), on the border with Latvia. 1900 Jewish population: 830. Słownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego (1880-1902), V, p. 60: "Łacków". 37 photos of Lechava. [March 2009]

ONLINE VIDEO: Kaunas 9th forth-Saulenai-Sauliai-Joniskis-Taurage-Vainutas-Silute-Telsiai-Mazheiki-Leckava-Bauska (195KB) - Visit the archives in Kaunas, then terrible Nazi prison 9th fort. See the cemetery in Shavlyan, old synagogues in Shavel, Joniskis, Taurage. Jewish cemetery and famous Yeshiva in Telsiai, listen the interview with the leader of community in Yiddish. Leckava- the cemetery and the town. Bauska- views of the old town and the exhibition "Jews in Bauska" in local Museum. [March 2009]

CEMETERY: Leckava Cemetery is located 200 meters to the left of Mazeikiai -Leckava road about 200 meters before the sign "Leckava."  photo [March 2009]

Burial list [November 2000]

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 March 2009 01:24