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The Ghosts of St. Augustine's

In 1821 when the yellow fever hit St. Augustine it killed over 400 of its residents. At the time that was more than one third of its population. In a haste the local government buried the rotting corpses of the Huguenot’s in a mass grave today known as the Huguenot Cemetery in St. Augustine.

The Huguenots were the French protestants that escaped persecution in France and contributed greatly to the early years of the American experiment.