Posted by: irishhungercomm | April 30, 2015

International Commemorative of The Great Irish Hunger – NYC

Friends of Abandoned Cemeteries
May 3, 2015
917-545-3309
SICemtery@gmail.com

Take a tour with the designer of the Irish Hunger Memorial, Brian Tolle, this May 3 in New York’s Battery City Park. This free event will run between 2 and 3pm on May 3, meeting at the memorial itself, located at Vesey Street and North End Avenue in Battery Park City. In the event of rain, attendees are asked to meet at 6 River Terrace.

More information on the event can be found at: http://bpcparks.org/event/irish-hunger-memorial-tour/

Please join us after today’s Battery Park tour at Whitehall Street Ferry Terminal.
We will board the Staten Island Ferry and see where the Irish immigrant ships entered into New York Harbor, where the infamous Quarantine Hospital was located and place flowers in memory of the thousands who did not survive and remember those that did.Please join us after today’s Battery Park tour at Whitehall Street Ferry Terminal. We will board the Staten Island Ferry and see where the Irish immigrant ships entered into New York Harbor, where the infamous Quarantine Hospital was located and place flowers in memory of the thousands who did not survive and remember those that did.

The Committee To Honor The Victims Of The Irish Hunger (1845 – 51) Inc is supplying grave stones to be placed at all An Gorta Mor burial sites. Three will be placed on Staten Island.


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