As Pat explored further she found a few small markers with numbers on them. She assumed that this must be a burial ground for former patients of Danvers State Hospital. Soon after Pat began to interview former employees and state officials to find out where the cemetery records were kept. She found out that the state had lost the records. However, she did find a former staff person who had a photocopy of the burial record with about 150 names in it. The record of those buried between the hospital opening in 1878 and 1929 has been permanently lost.
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