A bagpiper plays at the committal service as the remains of 372 people buried on the grounds of the former Erie County Poorhouse cemetery are buried at Assumption Cemetery in Grand Island, NY.

At rest

A bagpiper plays at the monument marking the site in Assumption Cemetery on Grand Island where the remains of 372 people were reinterred earlier this month. The remains had been buried between the mid-19th and early-20th centuries on the grounds of the former Erie County Poorhouse near the South Campus. Read the story. Photo: Meredith Forrest Kulwicki

Published October 20, 2017