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From: Bill King <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Oak Forest Potter's Field
Date: Thu, 10 May 2007 12:55:44 -0500 (GMT-05:00)


The county has just announced that it is going to put the extra land at Oak Forest hospital up for sale. About 150 acres. The problem is that they don't know where the bodies are buried. Some of the remains might not have even been put into coffins. Many bodies could have been placed in the ground outside of the cemetary boundaries. Looks like they don't have much in the way of records. Bill King

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>The potter's field cemetery adjacent to Oak Forest Hospital is named St.
>Gabriel Cemetery. The entrance is at 165th & Cicero. There is a photo of the
>entrance pillars on <www.graveyards.com> if anyone is interested.
>
>Kathleen Richmond
>Oak Forest
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