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Second burial vault found beneath Washington Square Park

A second burial vault dating back to the early 19th-century has been found beneath Washington Square Park in New York City. In contrast to the first, disturbed chamber, the second vault contains about 20 wooden coffins, at least some with name and date plates bolted on their sides. They are built

19th century Burial vault found near Washington Square Park in NYC

A burial vault thought to date back to the 19th century has been found near Washington Square Park in New York City. Workers on a water main project at Washington Square Park have uncovered a burial vault that could be as ancient as the century-old infrastructure they're upgrading, officials said. The vault

18th century tombstone found in Washington Square Park

Reconstruction work at Washington Square Park in New York has turned up an 18th century tombstone. Washington Square Park was a potter's field from 1797 to 1826, and in early 2008, during a soil testing, four bodies were discovered (and left buried) there. In fact, there are still 20,000 (known) bodies

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