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Rose Fortune Monument Unveiling and Dedication

Garrison Graveyard at Fort Anne

Rose Fortune will be honoured by The Historical Association of Annapolis Royal and the community with a special monument in the Garrison Graveyard on Canada Day. She was an African-Canadian Loyalist who operated a transport business with a wheelbarrow and is recognized as the first policewoman in Canada. One of her descendants, Daurene Lewis, became...Read more >