A Mystery Grave on West Redonda Island, BC
A forgotten gravestone gives us a lonely sense of the transitory nature of life. Quadruple the effect when it’s a headstone lost in a tangle of overgrowth on an uninhabited stretch of the BC coast.
Mike Moore of Misty Isles Adventures (http://www.mistyislesadventures.com/) was–I believe–the first to chance upon a grave for two children just south of Connis Point on West Redonda Island a decade ago. The commercially-made headstone, with its embossed angel says:
In Loving Memory of
Moses 1 year old
Marten 2 years old
They died 1892.
These are unusual names and the date, just one year after federal censuses were conducted […]