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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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Image for Worcester Commemorative Celtic Cross - Worcester, MAview gallery

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Irish-American Historic PlacesWorcester Commemorative Celtic Cross - Worcester, MA

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The Irish settled in Worcester in 1826. The cross depicts Irish workers building the Blackstone Canal as well as many other scenes and Irish symbols.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/24/2011

last visited: never

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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 PlacesAn Gorta Mor - The Great Hunger Memorial - Cambridge, MA

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This memorial with a man and a child reaching to a woman with an infant, is about the Great Potato Famine in Ireland, and was dedicated by President Mary Robinson of Ireland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/24/2009

last visited: 7/12/2018

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Irish-American Historic PlacesFenway Park - Boston, MA

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Charles Logue, an Irish Immigrant, started his own construction company, which was chosen to construct the now famous Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/21/2013

last visited: 9/24/2018

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Irish-American Historic PlacesThe Worker - Lowell, MA

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This sculpture by brothers Ivan and Elliott Schwartz is dedicated to the people who built the canal system that powered the mills, giving Lowell the nickname "Venice of America".

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/30/2007

last visited: 10/16/2016

Image for Robert Boyle O'Reilly Memorial - Boston, MAview gallery

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Irish-American Historic PlacesRobert Boyle O'Reilly Memorial - Boston, MA

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This memorial to John Boyle O'Reilly on the edge of the Fenway depicts a bust of O'Reilly on the side facing the intersection, and personifications of Patriotism, Erin (Ireland), and Poetry on the side facing the park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/27/2010

last visited: 7/12/2018

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Irish-American Historic PlacesPatrick Andrew Collins - Boston, MA

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A monument to former Boston Mayor and Congressman, Patrick Andrew Collins, is located on Commonwealth Avenue between Clarendon and Dartmouth Streets.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/13/2013

last visited: 8/12/2016

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Irish-American Historic PlacesCopley Square Park

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Copley Square Park in Boston's Back Bay was named in honor of John S. Copley in 1883. On Wednesday, October 23, 2002, the city of Boston unveiled a statue to Copley, America's first great artist. Copley always wanted to return to Boston, but never did. He died in London in 1815.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Min Dawg

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/28/2005

last visited: 8/12/2016

Image for Anne Sullivan, Teacher of Helen Keller - Tewksbury, MAview gallery

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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 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 PlacesColonel Thomas Cass Statue

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This statue is in the Public Garden on Boylston Street. The inscription on the statue stand reads as follows: Thomas Cass. Col. Ninth Mass. Infantry. U.S.V. Fell at Malvern Hill Virginia July first 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Min Dawg

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/28/2005

last visited: 8/5/2019

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Irish-American Historic PlacesSoldiers & Sailors Memorial

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The Soldiers and Sailors Monument, 1877 is a Civil War memorial by Martin Milmore(1844-1883), an artist born in Sligo, Ireland, that portraits the many Bostonians prominent in the Civil War Period. The monument crowns Flagstaff (formerly Powder House) Hill, site of redoubt during the Revolution. (Most of this text was copeid from a descriptive sign at the Common.)

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Min Dawg

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/28/2005

last visited: 5/28/2014

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Irish-American Historic PlacesBoston Massacre Memorial

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This is a memorial with a bronze plaque by Robert Krans in 1888. It is located in the Boston Common on Tremont Street. It "represents the Revolution breaking the chains of tyranny by depicting the events before the Old State House on March 5, 1770". (Text copied from descriptive sign at the Common.)

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Min Dawg

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/28/2005

last visited: 7/13/2018

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Irish-American Historic PlacesCommodore John Barry Memorial

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This memorial is in the Boston Common on Tremont Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Min Dawg

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/28/2005

last visited: 9/23/2018

Image for Mary Kenney O'Sullivan - Boston, MAview gallery

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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 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

Image for John Boyle O'Reilly - Charlestown, MAview gallery

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Irish-American Historic PlacesJohn Boyle O'Reilly - Charlestown, MA

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A bas-relief medallion sculpture honoring John Boyle O'Reilly is located at the second gateway to City Square Park in Charlestown, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/23/2013

last visited: 8/22/2014

Image for Boston Irish Famine Memorialview gallery

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Irish-American Historic PlacesBoston Irish Famine Memorial

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An evocative sculpture alongside evocative facts.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/19/2006

last visited: 9/23/2018

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Irish-American Historic PlacesJames Michael Curley - Boston MA

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A park with two statues of James Michael Curley, son of Irish immigrants, who was a US Representative, Boston mayor and Governor of Massachusetts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member HaricotVert_52

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/10/2008

last visited: 4/16/2018

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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

Image for John Boyle O'Reilly Memorial Marker - Hull, MAview gallery

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Irish-American Historic PlacesJohn Boyle O'Reilly Memorial Marker - Hull, MA

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This marker by the Hull Public Library in the small town of Hull, is the spot where Irishman John Boyle O'Reilly, poet and political activist, died.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/23/2009

last visited: 10/11/2019

Image for Grave of Lawrence F. O'Brien Jr. - Springfield, MAview gallery

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Irish-American Historic PlacesGrave of Lawrence F. O'Brien Jr. - Springfield, MA

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The grave of former political strategist, US Postmaster General, and Commissioner of the National Basketball Association Lawrence F. O'Brien Jr. is located in St. Michael's Cemetery, Springfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/23/2019

last visited: never

Image for Irish Parish - Holyoke Heritage State Park - Holyoke, MAview gallery

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Irish-American Historic PlacesIrish Parish - Holyoke Heritage State Park - Holyoke, MA

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The story of the Irish immigrants to Holyoke is recounted at the Holyoke Heritage State Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/21/2011

last visited: never

Image for Edward P. Boland Memorial - Springfield, MAview gallery

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Irish-American Historic PlacesEdward P. Boland Memorial - Springfield, MA

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The Edward P. Boland Memorial has statue of the Irish-American congressman set in front of a title tablet. On either side of the statue a pair of plaques inscribed with his biography and accomplishments.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/8/2013

last visited: never

Image for Anne Sullivan - Feeding Hills, MAview gallery

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Irish-American Historic PlacesAnne Sullivan - Feeding Hills, MA

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Anne Sullivan was an Irish-American who was best known for being the teacher and life long companion of Helen Keller. A memorial to Anne Sullivan is located a short distance from her birthplace in Feeding Hill.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/20/2013

last visited: 7/20/2019

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