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(Aukštoji Panemunė, Lithuania)

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

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.)  

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.

The Town

Panemunė Locations

A History of Panemunė  

Historic Panemunė Maps and Images

Jewish Settlement in Panemunė

20th Century Visits to Panemunė

Panemunė Photographs

The People

Jewish Families and Individuals in Panemunė 1800-1941 (Updated 24 March 2023)

Life in Panemunė, 1870s

Additional Resources

Panemunė Bibliography

“Aukstoji Panemune” - Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Lithuania
    This site offers a translation of the “Aukstoji Panemune” entry in Pinkas Hakehillot Lita, published by Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, 1996.

JewishGen KehilaLinks: Kaunas, Lithuania

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

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

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

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

Lithuanian Center for Distance Research and Geoinformatics, "18th and 19th Century Lithuanian Cities and City Plans”
(This website may take several minutes to download, especially over a slow Internet connection.  To find Panemune, center the map on Kaunas, and then enlarge the map by clicking on the "+" sign at the upper left until Panemune appears to the southeast of Kaunas.)

Internet Portal to Lithuanian Documents -- Dozens of digital objects created under the Lithuanian Cultural Heritage project, including art, books, newspapers, manuscripts, maps and sound recordings.  Enter Panemune in the search block to see relevant items.

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Updated on 1 June 2024
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