​Back Bay Cemetery

Back Bay Cemetery, a City of Yellowknife Heritage Site, consists of 35 gravesites from 1936-46. The cemetery is located along the waterfront in Jackfish Draw, adjacent to Back Bay, on Great Slave Lake. It was Yellowknife's first graveyard, associated with many pioneering families. The majority of gravesites are marked by wooden picket fences, typical of the period. It's on a popular walking trail and is accessible by boat.

 

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