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Irish Immigrants Laid To Rest In Laurel Hill Cemetery, 180 Years Later

The funeral procession at West Laurel Hill Cemetery marked the end of a 180 year journey for four men and one woman, part of a group of Irish immigrants that died in 1832 working on the railroad at Duffy’s Cut.


(Some of the human remains found at Duffy's Cut.  File photo)

Penn Anthropologist Thinks Cholera Fear Led To Main Line Murders 180 Years Ago

The remains of five Irish immigrants unearthed a decade ago near Paoli, Pa. were today transported to a cemetery for burial this coming Friday.


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After 179 Years, New Evidence Points To Mass Murder On Main Line

An exclusive report now reveals investigators have unearthed new evidence indicating that 57 Irish immigrants buried in graves along Septa and Amtrak Main Line tracks, were murdered.