On the tour of Saint John, New Brunswick, we were taken to the center of the city to go to the Old City Market. However, on the map there was mention of an old cemetery just down the block from the market. As such, my husband and I quickly walked through the market and then headed down the block to the Old Loyalist Burial Grounds.
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The oldest cemetery in Saint John, it was founded in 1783 and closed in 1848. There were a lot of people walking through it on their way to class or work.
[caption id="attachment_1189" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="There were beavers on everything, from this fountain statue to the benches.Lots of fantastic old tombstones."][/caption]
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Tombstone Tuesday: The Old Loyalist Burial Grounds
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[caption id="attachment_1194" align="aligncenter" width="225" caption="It looks as if this cemetery has the entrance straight to heaven, just head up the stairs."][/caption]
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