Šunskai graveyard

Architectural values

The tomb of Tomas Ferdinandas Žilinskas is located in the graveyard of Šunskai. The teacher, cultural figure, distributor of the prohibited Lithuanian press, together with other educators, prepared about 700 students over 37 years. According to J. Jablonskis, T. Žilinskas was “The great patriarch of Lithuanian teachers, a teacher who taught to work in his country in the most difficult circumstances”. Born in 1840, in Domeikai village,  he died in 1925.