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Sereikiai Cemetery Chapel

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This catholic chapel is located in Šiauliai region, Meškuičiai eldership, Sereikiai village. The wooden chapel stands within a territory of Lygumai parish of Holy Trinity where occasional worships are held. Earlier, it was famous for its feast of the Sweetest Name of Jesus and St.Vincent. The chapel is surrounded by a functioning cemetery of the village. Poet Zigmas Gaidamavičius-Gėlė (1894-1912) is burried near this chapel. Every year, a tribute is paid to him by young poets, winners of his literary prize and a tree is planted by them in the nearby park. The Sereikiai chapel and cemetery gate complex is an object of cultural heritage. In 1997, the chapel was entered into the Register of Cultural Heritage of the Republic of Lithuania.