Antanas Smetona was born inthe old homestead of Smetonos family in Užulėnis village, Ukmergė district in 1874. The new homestead, which now is marked by a model, was built in 1880-1885. Our future President grew there. A lot of famous people frequented the homestead: in 1896 linguist Jonas Jablonskis lived and together with A. Smetona collected material; J. Tumas – Vaižgantas, singer Kipras Petrauskas, theatre fan A. Oleka – Žilinskas stayed in theinterwar period. The homestead burned due to unclear conditions in 1944.