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Photos of the Pioneer Cemetery at Whitehorse, Yukon

Whitehorse Pioneer Cemetery, Yukon
Martha Louise Black, O.B.E., F.R.G.S.

Born February 24, 1866, in Chicago, Illinois (the headstone inscription is incorrect)
Died in Whitehorse on October 31, 1957

Beloved wife of George Black

In the early years of the last century, George and Martha Louise Black forged a political partnership that helped guide the Yukon into the modern era. Martha was made an F.R.G.S. (Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society) in 1917, and was awarded the O.B.E. (Order of the British Empire) in 1948.

This photograph is © 2018 by Murray Lundberg, and is not to be copied without express permission.
Grave of Martha Louise Black, O.B.E., F.R.G.S. in the Whitehorse Pioneer Cemetery, Yukon