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Memorial Day in the USA and on Deadman’s Island, Halifax, Nova Scotia


Memorial Day in the USA is heldĀ  on the last Monday of May every year. This plaque at Deadman's Island commemorates the American POWs who died at Melville Island during the War of 1812. A ceremony is held at Deadman's Island each year to honour Americans and Canadians who were killed while fighting for their countries. In 2020 the ceremony will be held May 25th at 11:00 hours and is open to the public.

Seating is available and it is advised to arrive at 10:45 AM.