Historical Disasters

Author and historian John Rousmaniere speaks about three disasters that rocked New York and led to the tragic deaths of people who would be buried in the Evergreens.

The victims of several disasters which have made their mark on history are laid to rest in the Evergreens. Events like these, wherein many people lost their lives, serve to remind us of the changes and progress that is made only after some horrific tragedies. Monuments to these events now stand on the grounds. Here are two of the most well-known: