“Talking Hart Island” is a half hour weekly podcast that explores the history of Hart Island, America’s largest mass graveyard.
Hart Island has been used as New York City’s potter’s field since 1869. It is estimated there are over 1,000,000 people buried there.
Because of recent advances in DNA and fingerprint technology though, we now have learned who some of these previously forgotten and anonymous people were. The results are truly shocking.
“Talking Hart Island” will interview a special guest each week selected from an extraordinary assembly of scholars, authors, and scientists in the fields of history, law, medicine and the arts as we unravel a secret kept hidden for over 150 years.