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Hart Island, New York: This tiny island hosts the largest publically funded potter’s field in the world. Hart Island, New York: This tiny island hosts the largest publically funded potter’s field in the world. Kingston, Hart Island, Rikers Island, Lounge, Haunted Places, Abandoned Buildings, Cemetery, Fields, New York City

Hart Island

Taken in conjunction with Marie Lorenz , who provided not only good company, but passage on her lovely hand-made boat, the Tide and Curren...

A City Council oversight committee held a hearing in October 2011 to review the operations of the oft-forgotten cemetery at Hart Island, New York City's potter's field, where some 850,000 people are buried, most of whom are either unclaimed, unidentified or whose families couldn't afford a funeral.   The Council was receptive to the pleas of advocacy groups to improve public access to the island, purportedly the world's largest tax-funded cemetery. Hart Island, City Council, Bury, Cemetery, Funeral, Worlds Largest, Bodies, New York City, Families

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

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's ...

You won't find Hart Island on a New York subway map or even in the city's official bicycling maps. Hart Island, Subway Map, New York Subway, Story Of The World, New Life, Abandoned Places, Urban Decay, This Is Us, City

New Yorker helps people track down loved ones who died unknown

In a city as big as New York, finding long-lost loved ones is no easy task -- especially after they've died.

In 1869 Hart Island was established as the City’s public cemetery – NYC’s Potter’s Field, where impoverished, unidentified, unclaimed or unwanted bodies are buried. Hart Island, Long Island Sound, Little Island, Asylum, Cemetery, Genealogy, Bodies, Abandoned, How To Memorize Things

Island of the Dead (Island Week)

At first glance [Hart Island][1] in the Long Island Sound, New York, seems a rather inconspicuous little island. *Dig a little deeper*… and things get a little more disturbing. [][1] In 1869 …

Hart island was also home to a Nike Ajax missile base, and the missile silos are still visible even from up here. Hart Island, Long Island Sound, Little Island, Base, Asylum, Abandoned, Nautical, Ships, Medical

Island of the Dead (Island Week)

At first glance [Hart Island][1] in the Long Island Sound, New York, seems a rather inconspicuous little island. *Dig a little deeper*… and things get a little more disturbing. [][1] In 1869 …

In a city as big as New York, finding long-lost loved ones is no easy task -- especially after they've died. Hart Island, Freedom Of Information Act, Helping People, First Love, Hands, Create, City, Cities

New Yorker helps people track down loved ones who died unknown

In a city as big as New York, finding long-lost loved ones is no easy task -- especially after they've died.