Historical Halifax Cemetery Raising Money for Headstone Restoration
Holy Cross Cemetery has been an important landmark for the region’s Irish settlers, and after suffering through years of disrepair, a community group steeped in Irish heritage has been making progress in the cemetery’s restoration.
[May 14, 2014 | Global Halifax]
Cemetery Volunteers Looking for More Hands, Donations
A group of volunteers who spend their Saturdays helping stabilize gravestones at the Holy Cross Cemetery in Halifax are looking for more hands and some additional dollars to help finish the next phase of their project.
[August 17, 2011 | Halifax News Net]
Grave Business: Every Saturday Morning Volunteers Fill Holy Cross Cemetery Armed with Shovels and Pickaxes, and a Dedication to Preserving Halifax’s History. We dig it.
Holy Cross Cemetery was founded in 1843 and it’s been falling apart ever since.
[August 12, 2010: The Coast]
Sacred Heart Academy Volunteering at Holy Cross
Fountain Academy of Sacred Heart – High School Students (Grade 11 & 12) doing volunteer work at the Holy Cross Cemetery in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
[May 12, 2010: CTV : YouTube Posting]
Three Charged in Cemetery Vandalism
Two adults and one youth have been charged with mischief after two crosses were ripped off headstones in a historic graveyard in south-end Halifax over the weekend. [March 15, 2010: CBC News]
Graveyard Gets Much-Needed Care After Years of Neglect
A group of citizens is working to restore Halifax’s Holy Cross Cemetery, which has been hit hard by vandals in recent years.
[June 12, 2009: Halifax News Net]
Ambassador Visits Holy Cross Cemetery
HOLY CROSS cemetery lies in the shadow of Fenwick Tower. The oldest Catholic burying ground in Halifax is littered with toppled tombs and broken gravestones.
[August 2, 2008, Halifax Herald]
Trust Looks to Refurbish Historical Cemetery
In the heart of Halifax lie the mortal remains of thousands of people who shaped the society that surrounds them.
[March 2008: The Atlantic Catholic]