Photographs of
Fort Massey Cemetery

Restoration work, October 2005 to January 2006




A military burial ground dating back to the 1750s


Fort Massey is one of only two cemeteries owned and managed
by Veterans Affairs Canada.  The other is in British Columbia.




Halifax, Nova Scotia


Located at the intersection of Queen Street and South Street


Queen Street Entrance
GPS location:   44°38'24"N   63°34'28"W




Halifax: Fort Massey cemetery
South Street (left) at Queen Street (right)

Photographed on 4 October 2005



Halifax: Fort Massey cemetery
The renovation work begins with the removal of the old wall.
Looking northward along Queen Street from South Street

Photographed on 4 October 2005



Halifax: Fort Massey cemetery
Queen Street

Photographed on 4 October 2005



Halifax: Fort Massey cemetery
Posted on the Queen Street gate

Photographed on 4 October 2005







Halifax: Fort Massey cemetery
Looking northward along Queen Street from South Street

Photographed on 28 October 2005



Halifax: Fort Massey cemetery
Queen Street

Photographed on 28 October 2005







Halifax: Fort Massey cemetery
Queen Street

Photographed on 15 November 2005



Halifax: Fort Massey cemetery
Looking northward along Queen Street from South Street

Photographed on 15 November 2005



Halifax: Fort Massey cemetery

Photographed on 15 November 2005







Halifax: Fort Massey cemetery
Looking eastward along South Street toward Queen Street

Photographed on 19 November 2005



Halifax: Fort Massey cemetery
Looking eastward along South Street toward Queen Street

Photographed on 19 November 2005







Halifax: Fort Massey cemetery, a tombstone
One tombstone in Fort Massey Cemetery, 25th October 1843

Photographed on 26 November 2005



Halifax: Fort Massey cemetery
Looking westward along South Street from Queen Street

Photographed on 26 November 2005







Halifax: Fort Massey cemetery
Looking southward along Queen Street toward South Street

Photographed on 8 December 2005



Halifax: Fort Massey cemetery
Queen Street

Photographed on 8 December 2005



Halifax: Fort Massey cemetery
Queen Street

Photographed on 8 December 2005



Halifax: Fort Massey cemetery
Looking eastward along Queen Street from South Street

Photographed on 8 December 2005



Halifax: Fort Massey cemetery
Looking westward along South Street from Queen Street

Photographed on 8 December 2005







Halifax: Fort Massey cemetery
Looking southward along Queen Street toward South Street

Photographed on 15 December 2005



Halifax: Fort Massey cemetery
Looking westward along South Street from Queen Street

Photographed on 15 December 2005



Halifax: Fort Massey cemetery
South Street

Photographed on 15 December 2005



Halifax: Fort Massey cemetery
Two workmen building concrete forms along South Street

Photographed on 15 December 2005





Links to Relevant Websites
Fort Massey Cemetery

Fort Massey Cemetery Department of Veterans Affairs, Ottawa
    http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca/general/sub.cfm?source=Memorials/fortmassey


Fort Massey Cemetery by Mike Campbell
    http://www.mikecampbell.net/fortmassey.htm







Photographs of War Memorials, Historic Monuments and Plaques in Nova Scotia
    http://ns1763.ca/remem/plaques.html



Memorial, unidentified dead, Halifax Explosion, 6 December 1917 Memorial, Unidentified Dead, Halifax Explosion 1917 Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/unidentified1917.html


Plaque: Old Burying Ground Old Burying Ground plaque Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/oldburygnd.html


Welsford-Parker monument Welsford-Parker monument, Crimean War Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/crimeamon.html


Halifax City Hall Halifax City Hall Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/cityhall.html


Halifax war memorial, Grand Parade Halifax war memorial The Cenotaph, Grand Parade
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/hfxwarmem.html


Last Post Fund veterans memorial, Halifax Last Post Fund veterans memorial Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/lastpostmem.html


Deadman's Island, Northwest Arm Deadman's Island Northwest Arm, Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/deadmansnd.html


Sailor's Statue, Sackville Landing Sailor's Statue, Sackville Landing Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/sailor-statue.html


Norwegian Memorial, Sackville Landing Norwegian memorial, Sackville Landing Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/norwayhfx.html


Shannon vs. Chesapeake plaque, Halifax Shannon vs. Chesapeake plaque, 1813 Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/shannon.html


Admiral Walter Hose plaque, Halifax Admiral Walter Hose plaque Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/admwhose.html


Captain James Cook monument Captain James Cook monument Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/cookjmon.html


Alexander Keith monument Alexander Keith monument Camp Hill Cemetery, Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/keithal.html


Plaque, Duc d'Anville's 1746 Encampment at Chebucto Duc d'Anville's 1746 Encampment at Chebucto Rockingham
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/danvillemon.html


Celtic Cross monument, Halifax Celtic Cross monument Halifax
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/celticx.html


Joe Cracker, HMS Tribune plaque Joe Cracker, HMS Tribune plaque Herring Cove
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/tribuneplq.html


Windsor Junction war memorial Windsor Junction war memorial Windsor Junction
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/windsorjctm.html


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Latest update:   2007 November 03