Respectful Reinterment

IMG_5661.jpgToday I was deeply honoured to have the opportunity to pay my respects to the   52 residents of Bytown who's remains were unearthed during the building of the LRT project in Ottawa's downtown. 

 

Unknown individuals who were not removed from the Barrack Hill Cemetery will be respectfully reinterred in 52 wood caskets at Beechwood Cemetery and their place in Ottawa's history forever marked.

Please take a moment to learn more in the picture album below and in the Ottawa Citizen article:  http://ottawacitizen.com/…/ottawas-forgotten-final-chapter-…

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