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    Fairview Lawn Cemetery

    September 1, 2018 in Canada ⋅ ⛅ 17 °C

    Is it weird to visit a cemetery at night on vacation? Well, too late now. We just did.

    It was getting pretty dark but we couldn't help but stop to pay our respects to some of the victims of the Titanic. There are 121 graves in this cemetery of victims of the Titanic. Some have names on them but there are also many that do not. Some have names added many years later when they were eventually identified.

    A famous grave here belonged to that of an unknown child. The sailors who found him paid for the grave since no one ever claimed him. It wasn't until 2008 that DNA was able to ID the boy as 19 month old Sidney Leslie Goodwin. His family also died that night but their bodies were never recovered.
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