A National Historic Site, and a Registered Heritage Property. The first burial ground in Halifax, on land granted in 1749 for a “common burying ground” outside the stockade. The oldest existing stone (1752) marks the grave of Malachi Salter Jr, the 2-year-old son of a prominent Halifax merchant. The Welsford-Parker Monument was erected in 1860 in memory of two Nova Scotian heroes who fought in the Crimean War. The site is restored as an outdoor museum and park.
Core Experience: History
Features: Wheelchair Accessible
Government Level: National
Admission Info: Admission free.
Directions: Opposite Government House.