Boston Irish Famine Memorial, Boston

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  • Yet another statue I was able to take in while on the Freedom Trail tour. Very good reminder of history that should be remembered … the major hardships that Irish immigrants endured and the issues tha...  more »
  • Somber reminder in the middle of a bustling neighborhood that the Irish were once the unwelcome refugees here. There are cafes nearby to grab a drink and sit and reflect.  more »
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  • Peaceful unique little intersection / park Memorial. *** This partial quote I found will explain a little bit of the history of the memorial ; ***To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Irish Famine, Boston's Irish community unveiled a $1 million memorial park on June 28,1998. That is basically the history of this Monument being here at this location.
  • It's important not just for the Irish but all humans on Earth not to repeat this major tragedy in history. Wish it was given more focus, maybe they include it in history tours of Boston.

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