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Graveyard Shift

Graveyard ShiftA Family Historian's Guide to New York City Cemeteries

Trying to find some peace in the City That Never Sleeps has always been difficult-even for dead New Yorkers. Rapid development, rising property values, a lack of space, health concerns, and government regulation have all conspired to move the dead from one graveyard to the next. The Graveyard Shift:... more

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  • ISBN 9780916489892
  • Imprint Ancestry.com
  • Category Travel

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Overview

Trying to find some peace in the City That Never Sleeps has always been difficult-even for dead New Yorkers. Rapid development, rising property values, a lack of space, health concerns, and government regulation have all conspired to move the dead from one graveyard to the next. The Graveyard Shift: A Family Historian's Guide to New York City Cemeteries documents the changing landscape of New York City cemeteries, telling the story behind each decision to move, as well as providing the new names and locations of each burial ground. This book, with its complete index, is an invaluable tool for anyone researching New York City ancestors.