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Halifax in Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia — The Canadian Atlantic
 

Pierre Maillard

 
 
Pierre Maillard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 14, 2014
1. Pierre Maillard Marker
Inscription.
This plaque is dedicated to the memory of
Pierre Maillard
who served as missionary to the Micmac Indians in this country for over thirty years, who succeeded in reconciling the Micmac to British rule, who celebrated the first mass and opened the first Catholic Church in Halifax in 1759, who died on the twelfth day of August, 1762, and lies buried near this place.
In memory of the Reverend John Enslow Burns

 
Erected by The Diocese of Halifax-Yarmouth.
 
Location. 44° 38.649′ N, 63° 34.388′ W. Marker is in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in Halifax Regional Municipality. Marker is on Spring Garden Road just from Barrington Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5221 Spring Garden Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Mary’s Basilica (here, next to this marker); Edmund Burke (a few steps from this marker); Glebe House Campus (within shouting distance of this marker); Mr. John Samwell (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Old Burying Ground
Pierre Maillard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 14, 2014
2. Pierre Maillard Marker
This marker is on the immediate right side of the entrance.
(about 90 meters away); The Welsford Parker Monument (about 90 meters away); Carved in Stone (about 90 meters away); a different marker also named Old Burying Ground (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Halifax.
 
Also see . . .  Maillard, Pierre - Dictionary of Canadian Biography. The historians who have written about Acadia in the 18th century are unanimous in their favourable opinion of Pierre Maillard, and this unanimity about a person from Acadian history seems exceptional. (Submitted on October 5, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Native Americans
 
St. Mary's Basilica image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 14, 2014
3. St. Mary's Basilica
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 5, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 281 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 5, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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