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Secrets of New York: Islands

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Kelly ventures to mysterious islands around New York to unearth the secrets that lie hidden in their past. On Hart Island, she meets with experts who enrich our understanding of the site’s rich history: before it became the city’s cemetery for unclaimed bodies, Hart Island was the training ground for African American regiments during the Civil War, as well as a mental asylum and hospital site

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Hart Island Master Plan - June 18th Community Input Meeting

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NYC Department of Parks and Recreation (NYC Parks) is seeking your input and participation in a Master Plan for Hart Island. They have scheduled a public meeting to be held virtually on Tuesday, June 18th, 2024 from 6:00PM to 7:30PM.

The Master Plan is centered around the goals of improving access to the island, visitor experience, the island’s natural ecology, resiliency to severe weather events, and operations.  Register to attend 

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