Monday, July 20, 2009
Many Famous Canadians At Rest In Montreal's Cemeteries
From Guelph Mercury:
The towering limestone tomb of beer magnate John Molson Sr. sits tucked away in a lush green maple grove, at the top of a meandering, inline-skating friendly road at Montreal's Mount Royal Cemetery.
A padlocked cast-iron gate, bearing the Molson name below the image of two bare-breasted angels around a clove, guards the remains of family members.
Built between 1860 and 1863, the then-$15,000 mausoleum is perhaps one of the most impressive monuments at a very picturesque cemetery.
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