stone and dust

travel, photography and musings on cemeteries, memorials, and other dark sites



Site 126: St. John’s Cathedral Cemetery

As mentioned in my previous post, the history of European settlement in Canada is not that old, since most ‘settlements’ were small forts and trading posts that mostly dealt with the fur trade and other natural resources (timber, fishing, and minerals, Continue reading “Site 126: St. John’s Cathedral Cemetery”

Site 125: St. Andrew’s-on-the-Red Cemetery

The history of Canada, and Manitoba specifically, is often tied to its abundant natural resources, the fur trade, and/or the Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC), which was established in 1670 and controlled much of the fur trade in what is now Canada. They had forts Continue reading “Site 125: St. Andrew’s-on-the-Red Cemetery”

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