Side by side at the receiving tomb at the Moravian Cemetery are the remain of the Great Famine victims ready to finally be laid to rest.
Among our party Richard L Simpson, SI history promoter, and Ancient Order of the Hibernians member Jack King, enter the receiving tomb.
Entrance to receiving tomb at Moravian Cemetery, Staten Island.
Revealed. The caskets of the victims of the Great Hunger who will soon be laid to rest on Staten Island.
The white children's coffin decorated with angels. Archaeologists are unable to say how many children and infants lie inside.
Lynn Rogers, the Executive Director of Friends of Abandoned Cemeteries of Staten Island, speaks about their work in laying these victims of the Great Hunger to rest.
Ancient Order of the Hibernian member Jack King pays his respects to the Great Hunger victims.
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