Who is Commemorated?
The martyrs and fighters of The Vilnius ghetto
The monument is located in front of Building 3, Mėsinių Street, in Ghetto Victims' Square. All houses at the site were part of the ghetto and were demolished after World War II.
The monument itself is a low granite square column facing Mėsinių St. and is approached by three steps. It upper part bears the Star of David, and identical inscriptions in Yiddish and Lithuanian are located in the lower part. Another Lithuanian inscription is placed on the column's base.
און קעמפער פון
1943 - 1941
Translation: In memory / of the martyrs / and fighters of / Vilnius ghetto / 1941-1943
Translation: In memory of the Vilnius ghetto martyrs and fighters.
On the base, in Lithuanian:
Geto aukų aikštė
Translation: Ghetto Victims' Square
Financed by the Vilnius municipality (Guzenberg 2013).