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When the Titanic went down on April 15, 1912, nearly 2,000 people died. Ship captains from Halifax were recruited to help retrieve the corpses. Some 121 victims, mostly ship crewmembers, were buried at this quiet cemetery located a short drive north of downtown Halifax. Some of the simple graves have names, but many others only bear numbers. Plaques and signs highlight some poignant stories from the tragedy. It's definitely worth an hour or more for Titanic fans; others might just spend a few minutes here. (Without a car, though, skip it entirely -- too far.) A brochure with driving directions to this and two other Titanic cemeteries in the city can be obtained either at the Maritime Museum or the city's visitor information centers.