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Cumberland Chinese Cemetery

The Cumberland Chinese Cemetery is located across a small path from the Cumberland Japanese Cemetery.   The image below is linked to a larger version, and you can view a 360° user controlled version as well.   [fbalbum url=”https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.228906070566445.1073741909.123247217798998&type=3″ size=”187″]

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Victoria – Chinese Cemetery

In 1903 the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association purchased 3.5 acres of land at Harling Point and established the Chinese Cemetery. The cemetery was traditionally  used as a temporary repose before final interment in China, a pattern which reflected the desires … Continue reading

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Nanaimo Chinese Cemetery

Built in 1924, the Nanaimo Chinese Cemetery is a rare link to the heritage of Nanaimo’s Chinese community. The Chinese came to Nanaimo as early as the 1860s to work in the coal mines or to open businesses. Initially, the … Continue reading

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