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Hart Island

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Submitted By: Nina Ki

The largest tax-funded cemetary in the world. More than one million are buried on the island, some by mass burial. Though the majority of the island’s “inhabitants” are anonymous, the Hart Island Project has worked to identify the dead, and some famous residents include Leo Birinski, Dawn Powell, and Bobby Driscoll. It has had a long history as a site for a workhouse, a hospital, prisons, a Civil War internment camp, a reformat, and a Nike missile base.