Genealogical Society of Rockland County Meeting: Hart Island

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The Genealogical Society of Rockland County's February 2023 meeting. You don't need to be a member to attend!

We'll be viewing a pre-recorded presentation by writer and podcaster Michael T. Keene, New York City's Hart Island: A Cemetery of Strangers, that explains the history of the potter's field that is one of the largest mass burial sites in the world. Afterward, Local History Librarian Joe Barbieri will present on the roadblocks to obtaining burial information for those buried on Hart Island. This meeting will take place online via Zoom. Please register to receive a Zoom link for the presentation.

All are welcome to attend!