Garrison Cemetery at Fort Anne

Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia

Garrison Cemetery is located on the grounds of Fort Anne in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia. It is located next to the old Court House, at the intersection of George St. and Nova Scotia Trunk 1.

A short video (below) by Brian McConnell UE provides an overview while detailing the site for Captain John Lichtenstein, a United Empire Loyalist who was born near Saint Petersburg in Russia and traveled to Georgia in 1762. During the American Revolution he obtained a commission as a Captain in the New York Volunteers.


In memory of
John Lightenstone
Who departed this life
On the 4th of March 1813
Age 79 years

Verily, verily I say unto you
the hour is come and now is when
The dead shall hear the call
Of the son of the God,
And they that hear shall live
John 4: 25

His daughter Elizabeth married William Johnstone, a member of the Georgia Loyalist elite. The family moved to Nova Scotia after the conflict ended and one of their sons William became Premier of Nova Scotia 1857 to 1860. Captain Lichtenstein is buried beside Laura Johnstone, wife of John Johnstone, another of his grandsons.


Video by Brian McConnell:

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