Nova Scotia Archives

Where the Land Meets the Sea: Shipwrecks of Nova Scotia

Memorial to those who perished in the wreck of the SS Atlantic, 1 April 1873

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The Atlantic monument in the cemetery at Prospect. The monument was erected in 1915 and marks the mass grave of the Atlantic's dead. Two hundred and seventy-seven bodies are known to have been interred in this location.

Date: 1873

Reference no.: Photo Nova Scotia Archives  Ships: Atlantic