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This waymark category records the many places where men and women of Irish descent have left their mark on the great melting pot that is the United States of America.
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Irish-American Historic PlacesEastern Cemetery - Portland, ME

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Site No. 41: Congress Street

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Maine

date approved: 3/18/2019

last visited: never

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Irish-American Historic PlacesMonument Square - Portland, ME

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Site No. 20: Congress Street

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Maine

date approved: 3/13/2019

last visited: never

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Irish-American Historic PlacesWadsworth-Longfellow House - Portland Maine

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The home of American's most beloved poet. Site No.18: 485-489 Congress Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Maine

date approved: 3/10/2019

last visited: never

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Irish-American Historic PlacesPortland Observatory - Portland, ME

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Site No. 48: 138 Congress Street, Munjoy Hill

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Maine

date approved: 3/10/2019

last visited: never

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Irish-American Historic PlacesGrand Trunk Building - Portland, ME

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Site No. 34: 1 India Street

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Maine

date approved: 3/10/2019

last visited: never

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Irish-American Historic PlacesCentral Fire Station - Portland, ME

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"The Central Fire Station was built in 1923-1924 and designed by William R. Miller & Raymond J. Mayo, architects located at 465 Congress." - Irish Heritage

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Maine

date approved: 3/3/2019

last visited: 9/28/2018

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Irish-American Historic PlacesAncient Order of Hiberians Historical Marker - Syracuse, NY

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Thousands of Irish immigrants built the Erie Canal. There is a sign and an opening where you can see the wall of the Erie Canal with its limestone blocks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 10/10/2018

last visited: never

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Irish-American Historic PlacesVictor Herbert - NY, NY

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A bronze bust of Irish-American cellist, composer, and conductor, Victor Herbert is located in the upper part of The Mall in Central Park, New York City.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 12/6/2017

last visited: never

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Irish-American Historic PlacesEgan House - San Juan Capistrano, CA

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This is one of many historical buildings in San Juan Capistrano.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/26/2017

last visited: 8/26/2017

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Irish-American Historic PlacesMary Kenney O'Sullivan - Boston, MA

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A monument honoring union organizer and woman's rights activist Mary Kenney O'Sullivan is located on the hallway wall outside Doric Hall in the Massachusetts State House at 24 Beacon Street, Boston, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/10/2017

last visited: 4/13/2018

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Irish-American Historic PlacesArthur Joseph Rooney, Sr. - Pittsburgh, PA

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Statue of Art Rooney--founder of the Pittsburgh Steeler Football team.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member penguinmdh

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/16/2017

last visited: 7/30/2018

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Irish-American Historic PlacesAnnie Moore - New York, NY

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A statue located in the east wing lower level of the National Immigration Museum on Ellis Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 1/12/2017

last visited: 1/12/2017

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Irish-American Historic PlacesCommodore John Barry - Philadelphia, PA

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The founder of the United States Navy was also born in Wexford, Ireland in 1745.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/5/2017

last visited: 1/5/2017

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Irish-American Historic PlacesGeorge M. Cohan - Providence, RI

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A statue of native son, lyricist, composer, producer, and actor, George M. Cohan is located on the corner of Wickenden and Governor Streets in the once Irish Fox Point neighborhood of Providence, RI where he was born.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 10/17/2016

last visited: never

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Irish-American Historic PlacesGeneral Michael Joseph Galvin - Boston, MA

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A monument to General Michael Joseph Galvin (1907 - 1963), son of Irish immigrants, is located at Galvin Memorial Park, New Rutherford Avenue, in Cambridge, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/30/2016

last visited: never

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Irish-American Historic PlacesDavid Ignatius Walsh - Boston, MA

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A statue of Massachusetts' 46th governor and United States senator, David Ignatius Walsh, is located along the Charles River Esplanade in Boston, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/28/2016

last visited: never

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Irish-American Historic PlacesMaddock Family Cabin - Boulder Creek, CA

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A plaque about an Irish American settler family in Boulder Creek, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/25/2016

last visited: never

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Irish-American Historic PlacesAmerica's First Irish Coffee - San Francisco, CA

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A plaque marks the site where it all began, at the intersection of Hyde and Beach.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/4/2016

last visited: 6/4/2016

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Irish-American Historic PlacesIrish Round Tower - Milford MA

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The Irish Round Tower is a replica of the famous Glendaloungh Tower found in Ireland.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/6/2016

last visited: never

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Irish-American Historic PlacesSt. John's Catholic Church - Bangor, ME

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With a tower reaching up 180 feet to the top of its cross, 68 feet in width and 156 feet in length, this Catholic Church elegantly serves as a memorial to the Irish immigrants of Bangor who built it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 1/27/2016

last visited: never

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Irish-American Historic PlacesAnne Sullivan, Teacher of Helen Keller - Tewksbury, MA

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A sculpture by Tewksbury Town Hall captures the moment Anne Sullivan successfully teaches Helen Keller her first word - water.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/17/2014

last visited: never

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Irish-American Historic PlacesSt. Patrick, MO

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Only town in the world named after the Irish patron.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/22/2014

last visited: 6/25/2016

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Irish-American Historic PlacesCommodore John Barry - Washington, DC

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John Barry was born in Ireland and was an officer in the Continental Navy during the American Revolutionary War and later in the United States Navy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: 6/24/2017

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Irish-American Historic PlacesCeltic Cross in McBurney (Skeleton) Park - Kingston, Ontario

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This Celtic Cross monument commemorates the ~10,000 Irish and Scottish immigrants who are buried here. In the late 19th Century, the cemetery which was full and in serious disrepair was "bulldozed" and turned into a municipal park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/17/2014

last visited: 4/9/2018

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Irish-American Historic PlacesThe Rescue of Six Fenians - New Bedford, MA

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The Catalpa, a ship from New Bedford, played a role in rescuing six Irishmen, known as Fenians, from being sent to British prisons in Australia in 1876.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 2/21/2014

last visited: 7/10/2010

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