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Eighty Bodies from Onondaga County Poorhouse Reburied As Part of OCC Renovation

Posted by admin on Sep 28, 2012

The remains of 80 bodies first laid to rest more than 150 years ago were reburied today as part of renovations by Onondaga Community College.

The bodies of homeless adults and children were buried from 1826 to 1840 near the former Onondaga County Poorhouse on Onondaga Hill, said archaeologist Daniel Seib, who supervised the transfer of the remains.

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