Charnier du cimetière de Ste-Germaine, Lac-Etchemin, Qc, Canada
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member lyturmel
N 46° 23.976 W 070° 30.856
19T E 383594 N 5139561
Quick Description: Le charnier, tout près du cimetière de Ste-Germaine - The charnel house near Ste-Germaine's cemetery.
Location: Québec, Canada
Date Posted: 10/18/2014 11:57:45 AM
Waymark Code: WMMP7G
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
Views: 3

Long Description:
Au Québec, le charnier est aussi un petit bâtiment dans l’enceinte d’un cimetière pour entreposer les corps des personnes décédées pendant les mois d’hiver afin de les inhumer au printemps. In Quebec, the charnel house is a small building near the cemetery to store the dead bodies during the winter months. They are buried in spring as soon as the ground is not frozen.
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Accessible: yes

Admission fee: Free

Web documentation: Not listed

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