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'Remembering the Forgotten' burial event held to inter unclaimed remains

Augusta students take part in Lewis & Clark County Burial Ceremony

According to, there are 1,454 remains interred at the Lewis and Clark County Cemetery in Helena. Fifty-three of those were added last week during a burial ceremony for unclaimed and cremated remains that had accumulated for over 80 years in funeral homes and even in the coroner's office.

The ceremony was called "Remembering the Forgotten."

Before the burial, eleven sets of remain...


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