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Cemetery Walk Samhain 2022

On the eve of Samhain we ventured out at the end of the day to go visit the ruin of the Calvin Presbyterian Church and it’s cemetery in the small rural town of Saint-Anicet in Quebec. The whole place was surprisingly well maintained (compared to how it looked in 2002) and contained a wealth of ancient tombstones.

The church was once part of a settlement comprised of people with French, Irish, and Scottish heritage called Godmanchester Village created in the 1820’s which only survived around 30 years and was then abandoned.

The whole place was amazingly peaceful and we witnessed a great sunset bathing the stones in a warm light.

View inside the ruined church
View inside the ruined church
A broken gravestone
A broken gravestone
A willow detail on a gravestone
A willow detail on a gravestone
A broken gravestone with a masonic symbol
A broken gravestone with a masonic symbol
A book detail on a gravestone
A book detail on a gravestone
A gravestone with some kind of orange moss on it
A gravestone with some kind of orange moss on it
Hex walking amongst the ruins
Hex walking amongst the ruins
Very old grave lying on the ground
Very old grave lying on the ground
Shattered gravestone
Shattered gravestone
More gravestone details
More gravestone details
Small stone inscribed with just the word mother
Small stone inscribed with just the word mother
My hand resting on the small praying bench
My hand resting on the small praying bench
The sky at dusk over the cemetery
The sky at dusk over the cemetery

Last modified on 2022-11-29, published on 2022-10-31