Halifax: Old Burying GroundMay 30, 2022 in Canada ⋅ ☀️ 68 °F
The Old Burying ground in Halifax, Nova Scotia was top of my “to see” list today, but there’s a big padlock on the only entry gate! Wah!
I still managed to get photos of a few headstones by leaning over the heavy iron fence. As you can see, there are some lovely death’s heads and classic memento mori symbols such as skulls and bones, and hourglasses.
The white metal you see bordering some of the stones is lead sheeting meant to keep water from seeping in the porous areas, then freezing and causing the stone to crumble.Read more
The body of RICHARD❤️
Very interested in the symbols on this stone.