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Famous Graves in Nova Scotia

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Alexander Graham Bell

3 Mar 1847 – 2 Aug 1922

Inventor, Educator. He is famous not only as an inventor, but...

Baddeck, Victoria County, Nova Scotia, Canada

RMS Titanic Victims Mass Burial Site

unknown – 15 Apr 1912

The following is a list of people buried in the mass grave:...

Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada

No grave photo

RMS Titanic Disaster Victims Mass Burial Site

unknown – 15 Apr 1912

The following is a list of people buried in the mass grave:...

Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada

Denny Doherty

29 Nov 1940 – 19 Jan 2007

Singer, Songwriter. He started his music career in Montreal in...

Lower Sackville, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada

Abraham Pineo Gesner

2 May 1797 – 29 Apr 1864

Scientist, Inventor. He was the first to distill and liquid fuel...

Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada

Halifax Explosion Memorial

6 Dec 1917 – 6 Dec 1917

On December 6, 1917, the world's largest man-made explosion...

Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada

Arthur Kennedy

17 Feb 1914 – 5 Jan 1990

Actor. He had an acting career that included the theater and...

Lequille, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada

Robert Hampton “Hammy” Gray

2 Nov 1917 – 9 Aug 1945

World War II Victoria Cross Recipient. A native of Canada, he was...

Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada

Raylene Rankin

15 Sep 1960 – 30 Sep 2012

Singer. She shall be remembered as a key member of the award...

Mabou, Inverness County, Nova Scotia, Canada

No grave photo

John Morris Rankin

28 Apr 1959 – 16 Jan 2000

Celtic Musician. A native of Mabou, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia,...

Mabou, Inverness County, Nova Scotia, Canada

No grave photo

Sir John Wentworth

9 Aug 1737 – 8 Apr 1820

New Hampshire Colonial Governor. Born into a New Hampshire family...

Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada

Vince Coleman

13 Mar 1874 – 6 Dec 1917

Folk Figure. Coleman was a dispatch operator working at a...

Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada

John Taylor Wood

13 Aug 1830 – 19 Jul 1904

Civil War Confederate Naval Officer. He was born at Fort...

Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada

Robert Ross

1766 – 12 Sep 1814

British Army Major General. After successfully fighting in the...

Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada

Alexander Keith

5 Oct 1795 – 14 Dec 1873

Businessman, Politician. He was the founder of Alexander Keith's...

Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada

Don Messer

9 May 1909 – 26 Mar 1973

Country Musician. A native of Tweedside, New Brunswick, Canada,...

Lower Sackville, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada

Viola Irene Davis Desmond

6 Jul 1914 – 7 Feb 1965

Civil Rights Figure, Activist. She was a Canadian Black Nova...

Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada

No grave photo

Simon Hugh Holmes

30 Jul 1831 – 14 Oct 1919

4th Premier of Nova Scotia. A member of the Conservative Party,...

Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada

William Hall

28 Apr 1827 – 25 Aug 1904

Indian Mutiny Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Nova Scotia,...

Hantsport, Hants County, Nova Scotia, Canada

Robert Lorne Stanfield

11 Apr 1914 – 16 Dec 2003

Nova Scotia Premier. Stanfield served as the Premier of Nova...

Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada

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