KehilaLinks Logo Panemunė
(Aukštoji Panemunė, Lithuania)

Other Names:
  Peinmon, Panaman, Panamun, Panamin, Panemon, Panemun, Panemuni, Panemunyje, Panomon, Panyemun, Peinemon, Penemin, Pojnemun, Ponemon, Ponemony, Poniaman, Poniemon, Poniemun, Ponjemon and Ponomin.  See also: JewishGen Locality Page and Panemunė Locations

Location: On the Nieman River, directly across from Kaunas on the southeast.
Modern maps showing PanemunėMapQuest at Latitude 54°51'30'' N, Longitude 23°58'20'' E;    Google Maps;    Bing Maps;
            JewishGen Resource Mapping (Click on "+" in the upper left corner until the Panemunė town name appears in the top middle of the view.)  

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Panemune in 1991 by Victor Bregstein

Panemunė in September 1993
Copyright © 1993 Michele Bregstein.  Permission to print here was granted by the owner in July 2010.
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Historical Outline of Sovereignty Over Panemunė

A History of Panemunė

Jewish Settlement in Panemunė

Life in Panemunė, 1870s

Jewish Families and Individuals in Panemunė 1800-1941

Panemunė Photographs
19th Century Photos        Early 20th Century Photos        Late 20th Century Photos        21st Century Photos
New.(photos added 24 April 2015)

Historic Panemunė Maps

20th Century Visits to Panemunė

Panemunė Bibliography


Other JewishGen Links

JewishGen KehilaLinks: Kaunas, Lithuania

JewishGen Lithuania Database - A multiple-database search engine, which incorporates databases containing more than 960,000 entries from Lithuania.

The JewishGen Family Finder (JGFF) - A database of ancestral towns and surnames currently being researched by Jewish genealogists worldwide.
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Other Links

Kaunas Dates and Facts --  a web site by the Kaunas County Public Library.

Kaunas, Lithuania --  a web site by Jose Gutstein.

Panemunė 1930s Photographs - Kaunas City Museum 

City Views and Town Plans: Kaunas -- with some views of Panemunė.

Lietuva Senose Fotografijose (Lithuania in Old Photographs): Kaunas
    This is a Facebook site managed by Jonas Keturka (
    Some of the views show Panemunė across the river.


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