“Forgotten” Cemeteries

Recently I was a bit disturbed to hear on the radio that a body had been discovered by someone on their lunch break, close to where I work. The radio proclaimed that a murder investigation was underway – but it became quickly apparent that there was no need. The body was just one of many that were once part of a pauper cemetery in Cranston that had been forgotten, and largely paved over by Route 37. The full article is here. They uncovered several remains, but estimate that hundreds – perhaps more than a thousand – are buried in the … Continue reading “Forgotten” Cemeteries