Friday, February 8, 2013
This is a Soviet propaganda postal stationery sent in 1969 from Табаришкес Эйшишк/Tabariškės Eišišk to Vilnius. It is very unusual that a Lithuanian place name ends by a "-sk" unlike Russian place names. Tabariškės is a village in Šalčininkų rajono savivaldybė/Šalčininkai district municipality which the Poles consists more than 80% of the population. There are 2 more "Tabariškės" in Lithuania, one in Kaunas district, and one in Marijampolė district which probably is the reason why the one in Šalčininkai district was called "Tabariškės Eišišk" until the restoration of independence of Lithuania. "Eišišk" comes from Eišiškės which is also a town in Šalčininkai district. Tabariškės is known by its Polish name Taboryszki in historical resources.