Lost seafarers honoured – The Water Street memorial will be dedicated on Sunday in Yarmouth NS

YARMOUTH — More than 2,500 names etched in seven black granite tablets remember Yarmouth County’s men, women and children lost to the sea. The earliest inscribed dates come from the late 1750s, several years prior to the founding of Yarmouth Township in 1761. The memorial is for seafarers and those who have lost their lives to the sea, said Deputy Mayor Jim MacLeod, also chairman of the Yarmouth Waterfront Development Corp. continued at the Chronical Herald

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