Holy Cross, Halifax

Established 1843

Holy Cross Cemetery is a treasured “rural cemetery” of Irish heritage in the heart of the city of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Located at South and South Park Streets in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Holy Cross Cemetery is the oldest Catholic Cemetery in the city and is registered historic site. Our Lady of Sorrows chapel was built in one day in August 1843.

There are approximate 23,000 interments in the cemetery.


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