Pauper Cemetery - Binghamton, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff
N 42° 07.967 W 075° 54.171
18T E 425383 N 4664913
Quick Description: A plaque marks where the Paupers Cemetery of the Poor Farm was located.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 4/12/2015 7:58:07 PM
Waymark Code: WMNPA7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
marker "On May 9, 1996, Broome County Parks and Recreation crews uncovered human bones in this field. The remains are the last traces of the pauper cemetery associated with the nearby Poor Farm (c. 1831-1930). This plaque, dedicated in August of 1996, serves as a reminder of the working poor of Broome County."

The Poor Farm is now SUNY Broome Community College. The last building from the Poor Farm was recently torn down. (visit link)
Group that erected the marker: Broome County Parks and Recreation

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
Otsiningo Park
Binghamton, NY USA

URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: Not listed

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