McBurney Park is unique among Kingstons parks. It began life in 1816 as the Garrison Burying Ground, then in 1819 the Common Burying Ground, so named because it was common to the Anglican and Roman Catholic churches. In 1825, an Order in Council by the Lieutenant Governor officially established Referred to as both McBurney Park and Skeleton Park, this park is located in the McBurney Park Neighbourhood. It is host to a lot of major events including the Skeleton Park Arts Festival and the annual Kingston Zombie Walk.
Search Upper Burial Ground McBurney (Skeleton) Park: Search McBurney Park, better known as Skeleton Park, started in 1816 as the Garrison Burying Ground (another source says 1813), then in 1819 it was known as the Common Burying Ground, so named because it was common to the Anglican and Roman Catholic churches. The latest Tweets from McBurney Park NA (@McBurneyParkNA).
Official feed for the McBurney Park Neighbourhood Association. # skeletonpark# ygk. Kingston, ON Jamie Swift is a Kingston writer. 6 Comments. Halloween in Skeleton Park 2016. Its that time of year again for the (almost) legendary Skeleton Park Halloween Parade which will take place in McBurney Park on Saturday, October 31st.
Halloween, McBurney Park, MPNA, Skeleton Park. Leave a comment. Kingston Police Pipe Band added 2 new photos attending Skeleton Park Arts Festival (Free show) at McBurney Park. June 24 Kingston, ON, Canada All set up at Skeleton Park promoting our free lessons, come check us out! Sep 09, 2015 The macabre history of McBurney Park in Kingston, Ontario, is like a perfect storm of cemeterythemed horror.
Locally known as Skeleton Park, this 4acre plot of land was once a burial ground for mostly Scottish and Irish immigrants.