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Flying the Quarantine flag

THE FORGOTTEN OF ELLIS ISLAND
Deaths in Quarantine, 1909-1911

 

Location of Swinburne and Hoffman Islands


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Swinburne Island


See a satellite photo of the two islands of Hoffman and Swinburne. Swinburne is the smaller of the two.


The following engraving of Swinburne Island Hospital appeared in the September 6, 1879, issue of Harper's Weekly along with an article entitled "Quarantine at New York".

Swinburne Island Hospital

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