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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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