An Gorta Mor Memorial - Brooklyn, MI
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N 42° 03.418 W 084° 10.025
16T E 734416 N 4659984
Quick Description: Commemorating "The Potato Famine" also known as "The Great Hunger". .... A form of genocide imposed on the Irish People by the British.
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 6/20/2009 10:21:39 PM
Waymark Code: WM6MDH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
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Long Description:
The Hibernian An Gorta Mor Memorial is located on the grounds of St. Joseph's Shrine in the Irish Hills district of Lenewee County, Michigan.

Sponsored by The Ancient Order of Hibernians, St. Patrick's Division #1 , Adrian, MI, the MI State Board, AOH, the Ladies AOH of MI,
the West New York Irish Famine Memorial Committee, and a lot of other groups and individuals.

The lintel or stone going across the top, was a step from Penrose Quay, Cork Harbor where many got on the ships for America during the Potato Famine.

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