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Irish Famine Memorial

Robert Shure

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Twin sculptures: one shows an Irish family in agony from the Great Hunger stalking the land and another hopeful as they arrive on America's shore. There are eight narrative plaques.


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Location (N 42°21'26" - W 71°3'31")

Item Code: usma15; Photograph: 13 June 2003  / updated: 22 September 2009
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