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Old Cemetery

Very nice cemetery located in Downtown Halifax. This historic burial ground is the final resting... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
nwaynesworld
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Nova Scotia
Absolutely beautiful

We took a hour long stroll through this piece of history past. The monuments are very beautiful... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
charyn989
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Hamilton, Canada
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24 Jun 2018
“Old Cemetery”
29 May 2017
“Absolutely beautiful”
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

Very nice cemetery located in Downtown Halifax. This historic burial ground is the final resting place for several famous Nova Scotians. Very important part of Halifax history. Too bad HRM does not do a very good job maintaining the property. Also, sad to see people...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank nwaynesworld
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We took a hour long stroll through this piece of history past. The monuments are very beautiful and there is a lot of history here plus a few family members!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank charyn989
Reviewed 27 December 2016

This is an old historical graveyard near downtown Halifax. It is well laid out and some of the more famous grave sites are identified with small white markers. Perhaps the most famous is the Alexander Keith grave - the famous brewer. There are other notable...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank trainfan2000
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Gravestones date from the 1800,s to the present with signs directing you to several of notable individuals. Quiet and calm.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Bi-coaster
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I initially went in to look for Alexander Keith's tombstone, but ended up strolling through the grounds examining all the very old tombstone. Nice place to visit after the Botanical Gardens in the next block. Both points of interest were an easy walk from the...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Cheryl G
Reviewed 25 October 2015

we were over by the Museum of natural History and walked past here and went in to see, was interesting .

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 19 July 2015

If you are like me, graveyards are fascinating and unique places to discover the history of the area one visits. Take the time to leisurely walk through this most interesting place of rest and give pause to the memories of those long gone by admiring...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank GVWStonegate
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Romance with the Dead. going back in time is a wonderful thing...You feel like you are taken back to historic British North America....the headstones are amazing, it is over treed and quiet...you can get away to think, explore and find some halifax famous people...some people...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Moose S
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Located by in the center of Halifax. The tombstones are some of the oldest in the city and of many different designs. Beautiful trees are through out the stones.

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank augusta a
Reviewed 9 December 2014

Not as old as the Old Burying Grounds but still pretty impressive with old graves. The best part of Camp Hill Cemetery is finding the famous folks of Halifax. Alexander Keith and Joseph Howe are probably the two most famous. You'll also find Viola Desmond,...More

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank Acadia80
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