Gone and forgotten: The history buried in Nova Scotia's abandoned cemeteries

Steve Skafte, a photographer and writer based in Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley, works to stabilize a grave marker in a small, long-abandoned cemetery in West Paradise, N.S. on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021. Skafte established Abandoned Cemeteries of Nova Scotia, a Facebook group devoted to cataloguing burial sites that have been neglected or forgotten with the passage of time.  ANDREW VAUGHAN / THE CANADIAN PRESS Steve Skafte, a photographer and writer based in Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley, works to stabilize a grave marker in a small, long-abandoned cemetery in West Paradise, N.S. on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021. Skafte established Abandoned Cemeteries of Nova Scotia, a Facebook group devoted to cataloguing burial sites that have been neglected or forgotten with the passage of time. ANDREW VAUGHAN / THE CANADIAN PRESS