The Emigrant and Immigration
NOTE: the statue shows the wife and child left behind at home while the father races to his new destiny in a new country.
Canadian Museum of Immigration
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 - database
includes Ship Arrival Database and Ship Images
Unfortunately, due to time travel constraints my traveling companions and I were unable to tour the museum. I was able to purchase two postcards showing newly arriving emigrants to
. They were on display at the Fair
Oaks Library. The library display was
dedicated to immigration and emigrants.
On display was a large trunk, satchel, copies of the ticket punched by a
physician attesting to the good health of the ship’s passengers and pictures of
ships, including the Mayflower. Root
Cellar Sacramento Genealogical Society members use library displays to
promote genealogy and Family History Day especially during the month of September and October. Halifax
the emigrants coming by ship to
were seeking a new life and the opportunities available to people willing to
work hard. On September 19, 2013 Canada unveiled a new
piece of art dedicated to the Canadian emigrants. Entitled “The Emigrant” with the following
“The pain of separation he overcame,
with faith and hope his heart aflame…”
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