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Huguenot Cemetery was the final resting place for non-Catholics. Legend has it that a supply ship from Cuba docked in the harbor in 1821. Once boarded, it was discovered that all members on the ship were dead. The deadly disease, Yellow Fever, left no survivors. Many mass graves were dug to accommodate the burial of the victims of the tragic epidemic. Neighbors fearful for the health of their families had the graveyard closed in 1884. It is said that only 94 graves remain over supposedly 400 buried there. At the site, apparitions of those victims have been witnessed by many near the city gates.
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