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Panama City Sights

Cementerio Francés (French Cemetery)

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Updated 08/12/2012

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The pastoral Cementerio Francés sits on the left side of the road just before Summit and serves as a testament to the human toll once taken by grand construction projects. Hundreds of crosses line a hill in this pretty cemetery and mark the resting place of a fraction of the 20,000 workers who died during France's brief attempt to construct a canal across the isthmus.

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Summit, Panama

Updated 08/12/2012


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