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Halifax Sights

Fairview Lawn Cemetery

  • 3720 Windsor St. Map It
  • Halifax
  • Cemetery

Updated 11/15/2013

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This cemetery is the final resting place of 121 victims of the Titanic. The graves are easily found, in a graceful arc of granite tombstones. One—marked J. Dawson—attracts particular attention from visitors. Alas, it's not the fictional artist played by Leonardo DiCaprio in the 1998 film, but James Dawson, a coal trimmer from Ireland. Nineteen other victims are buried in Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery and 10 in the Baron de Hirsch Jewish Cemetery. The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic has an exhibit about the disaster. Fairview Lawn also includes many graves of victims of the Halifax Explosion.

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3720 Windsor St., 3 km (2 miles) northwest of downtown, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3K 5G9, Canada

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Updated 11/15/2013


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