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Hart Island Project

Island Of The Dead Gets New Life As Mourners Visit Graves For First Time

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 07.22.2015 | Crime

NEW YORK -- “Is it your birthday?” the man asked Rosalee Grable. “No,” Grable answered, as she sipped coffee in a tiny diner o...

PHOTOS: The Island Where NYC Buries Unclaimed Dead

| Posted 04.13.2013 | New York

By Amy Zimmer, DNAinfo News Editor NEW YORK CITY — Hart Island, the city’s 101-acre potter's field, has seen 850,000 burials since the city acq...

Christopher Mathias

850,000 Bodies Buried In Mass Graves On Forbidden NYC Island

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Mathias | Posted 12.30.2011 | New York

A City Council oversight committee held a hearing Friday to review the operations of the oft-forgotten cemetery at Hart Island, New York City's potter...