Kretinga - Gallery
The Shtetl of the Gillis Family
Views of Kretinga
The Franciscan Monastery and Church in Kretinga
The Tyszkiewicz Manor House - Kretinga Museum and Winter Garden
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Remains of the Jewish Cemetery in Kretinga
The Synagogue in Kretinga - Built in 1860 and burnt by the Nazis on the 26th July 1941
German Nazi War Map of Crottingen Compiled in 1941
Map compiled from Prussian map of 1912 and Russian map within Lithuania. Note German Crottingen in the south, the border rail station and customs post at Bajohren, Krottingen -Kretinga and the the Pryschmonty - Prysmanciai farm east of the town which shortly after the publication of this map would become the first killing field of Kretinga Jewry.
For the full map sheet click here.
For links to a huge collection of old maps of Czarist Russia,Lithuania, East Prussia and the Kretinga area go to John Jaffers page at ShtetLinks.
Modern Map of Kretinga
The Northern Most Station of Prussia at Bajohren
The rail station marked the border between Prussia and Russia. Today only the station buildings are left.
Houses and the Town Square of Kretinga
The Old Brewery and Winter Scenes