Washington St. / School St.
Irish Famine Memorial
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.
Robert Shure (Brooklyn, New York, 1948), American sculptor.
Sources & Information
The Boston Irish Famine Memorial
List of memorials to the Great Famine
Famine (Great Irish)
Location (N 42°21'26" - W 71°3'31")
; Photograph: 13 June 2003 / updated: 22 September 2009
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