Kalvarija

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KALVARIJA

County : Marijampolė

Arms (crest) of Kalvarija

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on April 17, 1991.

The arms were originally granted on December 27, 1791 at the same time as the city rights. The arms showed a castle with the letter K, and the heavenly eye of Providence. The original diploma still exists (see image below).

Kalvari1.jpg

The arms were abolished already in 1792.

In the early 20th the image below was shows as city arms on postcards, but the arms were never officially used.

Kalvari2.jpg


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Literature : Rimsa, 1998