2020-12-05 19:00:50

Perth's hidden graveyard: an 'archeological gem' and the human remains being put to proper rest

One of the largest exhumations of human remains took place just outside the Perth CBD, providing historians with significant researchJust 2km from Perth’s CBD, below the bitumen surface of a nondescript car park, the remains of eight-year-old Mary Craig lay with her doll for more than 100 years.She was buried in 1896 when she died from typhoid, so why is her tombstone over the road at East Perth Cemeteries, and how did she end up beneath the layers of modern Australia? Continue reading...