Little Lost Cemetery

Located behind a fire station, this cemetery for children was established over 100 years ago. The children were orphans and lived in the Morris County Childrens Home. Many died from scarlet fever or influenza. It has the graves of about a dozen or so children, and soon the cemetery was forgotten and overgrown. The firemen discovered it in 1972, cleaned it up and established a marker with a plaque of the names of the decreased.

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2 responses to this post.

  1. can you visit this cemetery legally? HOW TO GET THERE?

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  2. Posted by soitgoes2512 on December 17, 2009 at 1:12 PM

    I found this a very touching story. Thank you for sharing it.

    Reply

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