More Videos

'Surprising' retirement of Wake Schools Superintendent Jim Merrill 5:37

'Surprising' retirement of Wake Schools Superintendent Jim Merrill

AR-15: The Gun Used In So Many Mass Shootings 2:05

AR-15: The Gun Used In So Many Mass Shootings

Raleigh woman’s #MeAt14 campaign starts a social wave in response to Roy Moore reports 3:14

Raleigh woman’s #MeAt14 campaign starts a social wave in response to Roy Moore reports

What happens during a school lockdown? 1:32

What happens during a school lockdown?

NC Conjoined Twins Abby and Erin Delaney- A Year in the Life 11:38

NC Conjoined Twins Abby and Erin Delaney- A Year in the Life

President John F. Kennedy in Miami a week before he was assassinated in Dallas 2:21

President John F. Kennedy in Miami a week before he was assassinated in Dallas

Here are some of the NC references in “Stranger Things.” Have you caught them all? 1:01

Here are some of the NC references in “Stranger Things.” Have you caught them all?

Roy Moore denies sexual misconduct allegations 1:55

Roy Moore denies sexual misconduct allegations

North Carolina Conjoined twins separated in rare surgery 2:16

North Carolina Conjoined twins separated in rare surgery

The Triangle's most elaborate holiday lights display 0:37

The Triangle's most elaborate holiday lights display

  • What happened to Raleigh’s orphans? Graves of Catholic unfortunates hard to trace.

    The cemetery for Raleigh’s Catholic orphanage, which operated from 1899 to 1976, was moved after the land was sold to N.C. State University. Finding those children, some of whom died in fires there, isn’t easy. No marker exists for the orphans, whose home stood in sight of the grand Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral.

What happened to Raleigh’s orphans? Graves of Catholic unfortunates hard to trace.

The cemetery for Raleigh’s Catholic orphanage, which operated from 1899 to 1976, was moved after the land was sold to N.C. State University. Finding those children, some of whom died in fires there, isn’t easy. No marker exists for the orphans, whose home stood in sight of the grand Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral.
jshaffer@newsobserver.com