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This cemetery was fixed up by the Irving family in the mid 1990's. They added a fountain with the... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
Sue6340
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Richmond, Canada
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Interesting

The Loyalist Burial ground in Saint John is well kept and very interesting. Many of the memorials... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
44jenv
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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

This cemetery was fixed up by the Irving family in the mid 1990's. They added a fountain with the Beavers in the centre, made pathways and added a front gate, saving a piece of history. Many headstones are hard to read if you even can...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

The Loyalist Burial ground in Saint John is well kept and very interesting. Many of the memorials are so old they can’t be made out. It’s fascinating and well worth at least a walk through if you’re in the area.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Took an evening stroll after dinner through this cemetery. It is so old and most of the headstones are hard to read but it was so beautiful and peaceful. Well kept still to this day. The oldest date I could find was 1786.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JennC1212
Reviewed 19 October 2017

The parl like Area is the final resting place of some of Saint John's earliest settlers - including many Americans loyal to the British Crown, who emigrated from the United States during and after the American Revolutionary War.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

We love to walk through old cemeteries. This fit the bill.Nice area with lots of walking paths. Peaceful. Worth a stop.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

What are known today as The Loyalist Burial Grounds were established as a public cemetery in 1783, and hold the remains of many of St. John's first inhabitants. Many of the American Loyalists who fled to Canada during the Revolutionary War were buried here. The...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank phat_dawg_21
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The Irving family converted this Loyalist burial ground to a park, and it was interesting to read some of the headstones. We stopped here as part of a shore excursion. I would have liked to spend more time there. Very peaceful.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank MissLenore
Reviewed 13 August 2016

I appreciate a cemetery for the stories that are told. The founding folk who died here many who died in what today we would consider young, would have been the founding citizens of the new land. Well maintained and peaceful, just a nice place to...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank westernvicki
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Stumbled upon this site while wandering around the downtown core of Saint John on my first visit to the city for work. I was very happy to find this place. The grounds are beautiful, lush trees and flowers throughout, statues and fountains surround the old...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Wendric
Reviewed 2 October 2015

Located across from King's Square, we found the Burial Ground. All throughout the area, there are tombstones. The grounds are well manicured with colorful flowers and wonderful shrubbery. There is a fountain/pool with a statue of beavers located near the entrance facing King's Square. It...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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