Visiting Sir John A Macdonald’s grave site

Gate, 23 June 2013

Gate, 23 June 2013

This weekend we attended a family reunion near Kingston, Ontario, and afterwards we stopped by Cataraqui Cemetery, which hosts the grave site of Sir John A Macdonald, the Father of Confederation and first prime minister of Canada.

Plaque, 23 June 2013

Plaque, 23 June 2013

There were three or four plaques; this one overlooks a little garden area.

Grave Site, 23 June 2013

Grave Site, 23 June 2013

Overlooking the grave site, which is on a bit of a hill, so unfortunately a wider view wasn’t possible.

Simple Stone Cross

Simple Stone Cross

As per his request, a simple stone cross marks his burial site.

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