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Subject: Re: [Phly-Rts] Emigrant Graves in Philadelphia
Date: Wed, 22 Apr 2009 20:44:59 EDT
In a message dated 4/22/2009 4:02:54 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
The immigrants were buried anonymously in a ditch outside what is now
Malvern, about 30 miles west of Philadelphia. All day long trains travel
past the site, which backs up to a manicured subdivision in East
That is correct. Also, the event has been known for years. It is probably
not the only such situation in the country. For example, there are mass
graves, in the West, of the Chinese who built the western railroads.
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