Keeping the memory of a lost cemetery alive

Mary Louise McCarthy-Brandt says the province's preparations for the Mactaquac Dam west of Fredericton led to the desecration of her ancestors' graves. (Credit: Shane Fowler/CBC)
Mary Louise McCarthy-Brandt says the province's preparations for the Mactaquac Dam west of Fredericton led to the desecration of her ancestors' graves. (Credit: Shane Fowler/CBC)

The push to honour Black New Brunswickers whose remains were left behind when a graveyard was relocated.

Mary Louise McCarthy-Brandt has been coming to the Kingsclear Kilburn Community Cemetery for decades.

Overlooking the St. John River, off Route 102, the cemetery is easy to miss, but McCarthy-Brandt wants to make sure its story isn’t forgotten.

Source: CBC

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