Connected Sites

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Burgundy L├ęproserie de Meursault
Great Barrier Reef Fantome Island. A leprosarium was established on the island in 1927. Upon its closure in 1974 it was purged by fire. The island is the site of 200 graves"
Robben Island 1836-1931 served as a Leper colony
Venice and its Lagoon Island of San Lazzaro degli Armeni "Lying just off the Lido, San Lazzaro degli Armeni is a small, very green monastery island....(which) served as an asylum in the 12th Century and later became a hospital island for lepers, named after their patron saint Lazarus. The lepers were then transferred to the Ospedale di San Lazzaro dei Mendicanti at Santi Giovanni e Paolo"


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