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Doc explores hidden graveyard at Toronto’s infamous Don Jail

Ballinran Productions' Hangmans Graveyard follows an archaeology team as it excavates an old burial site at Toronto's infamous Don Jail and discovers the skeletal remains of 15 men who went to the gallows between 1880 and 1932.
December 3, 2009

Ballinran Productions’ Hangmans Graveyard follows an archaeology team as it excavates an old burial site at Toronto’s infamous Don Jail and discovers the skeletal remains of 15 men who went to the gallows between 1880 and 1932. The docu will debut on Canada’s History Television on December 6.

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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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