The Hill of Crosses north of Siauliai, Lithuania

March 2006 Issue

The Hill of Crosses north of Siauliai, Lithuania


The Hill of Crosses
Reverent display — Twelve kilometers north of Siauliai, Lithuania, the Hill of Crosses stands as a testament to a people’s faith… and persistence. Repeatedly bulldozed to the ground by the KGB during the Communist era, the crosses always reappeared. Today there are thousands upon thousands of them — a “forest” of crosses of every size and material.

Ninety-five readers sent in the correct answer (and most said they had visited the site). The winner of the drawing was JUDITH KING of San Diego, California, a Lifetime Subscriber. We thank Jackie Korbholz of Stockton, California, for sending us the photo.
The Hill of Crosses north of Siauliai, Lithuania