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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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Irish-American Historic PlacesStatue of Robert Emmet

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This is a statue of Irish orator and patriot Robert Emmet located in the town square of Emmetsburg Iowa.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adenium

location: Iowa

date approved: 1/31/2010

last visited: 3/2/2011

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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: 7/18/2008

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Irish-American Historic PlacesIrish Brigade Monument - Antietam NB, Maryland

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This monument to the Irish Brigade at Antietam National Battlefield in Maryland honors the Irish volunteers of the 63rd, 69th and 88th New York Voluntary Infantry Regiments. They fought at the "Bloody Lane" here in Antietam Battlefield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member akern.geo

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/18/2009

last visited: 4/21/2014

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Irish-American Historic PlacesIrishtown - Corpus Christi, Texas

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A historical marker describing Irishtown, in present day Corpus Christi, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 9/6/2009

last visited: 3/21/2015

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Irish-American Historic PlacesThe Old Carbon County Jail - Jim Thorpe, PA

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The Carbon County Jail, built in 1870, may now be best known for the group of Irish coal miners, known as the Molly Maguires, who were held and then hanged here, convicted of the murder of mine officials during labor organization unrest.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member akern.geo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/2/2009

last visited: 9/21/2014

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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: never

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Irish-American Historic PlacesAn Gorta Mor Memorial - Brooklyn, MI

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Commemorating "The Potato Famine" also known as "The Great Hunger". .... A form of genocide imposed on the Irish People by the British.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: Michigan

date approved: 6/21/2009

last visited: 4/7/2013

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Irish-American Historic PlacesLt. Edward John Kent Johnston - Fernandina Beach, FL

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An Irish-American POW from the Civil War buried at Bosque Bello Cemetery in Fernandina Beach, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lazyCachers

location: Florida

date approved: 4/7/2009

last visited: never

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Irish-American Historic Places"United We Stand: Irish Heritage" - Joliet, IL

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A mural depicting the hard work of Irish immigrants and the development of Joliet.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/4/2009

last visited: 9/18/2011

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Irish-American Historic PlacesHigh Cross for Portland, Oregon

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The 14 feet tall Oregon Irish Famine Memorial is located at Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery on W. Burnside Road. Irish sculptor Brendan McGloin, 39, modeled the memorial on The Cross of the Scriptures, one of Ireland's most iconic sculptures.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/20/2008

last visited: 8/5/2014

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Irish-American Historic PlacesSergeant William Jasper - Savannah, GA

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This statue of Irish-American William Jasper is located in the center of Madison Square at the corner of Bull and Charlton Sts in Savannah, GA. Sergeant Jasper was a hero of the United States of America Revolutionary War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Georgia

date approved: 11/17/2008

last visited: 9/1/2008

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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 akern.geo

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/10/2008

last visited: 4/1/2015

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Irish-American Historic PlacesSt. James at Sag Bridge

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This beautiful old church and cemetery were created by the Irish who came to build the I & M Canal in the 1800s. Possibly the oldest cemetery in the Chicago Archdiocese (consecrated in 1837). 10600 S. Archer Avenue Lemont, Illinois 60439-9344

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SSG Scout

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/20/2008

last visited: 12/19/2009

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Irish-American Historic PlacesIrish Americans in the American Revolution

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A plaque on the west side of City Hall commemorating the men of Irish descent who participated in the American Revolution.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Squirreleen

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/5/2008

last visited: 12/26/2014

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Irish-American Historic PlacesBlarney Stone - Reno, NV

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A little piece of the Blarney Stone in the Fitzgerald Casino in Reno.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Nevada

date approved: 9/23/2008

last visited: 12/15/2013

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Irish-American Historic PlacesSt. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church - Chicago, IL

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Roman Catholic church founded by Irish immigrants in 1846.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Go Boilers!

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/9/2008

last visited: 1/10/2015

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Irish-American Historic PlacesFenian Raids - Sheldon, Vermont

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Vermont Historical Marker

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Vermontish

location: Vermont

date approved: 9/9/2008

last visited: never

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Irish-American Historic PlacesHibernian Hall - Charleston, SC

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Hibernian Hall, located in historic downtown Charleston, South Carolina, USA, was constructed in 1840 in the Greek Revival style and is home to the Hibernian Society, an Irish benevolent society.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: South Carolina

date approved: 8/21/2008

last visited: 11/5/2013

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Irish-American Historic PlacesJoseph Finegan - Jacksonville, Florida

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This famous Irish-American's grave is located in the Old City Cemetery in downtown Jacksonville, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member macleod1

location: Florida

date approved: 7/25/2008

last visited: 3/1/2015

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Irish-American Historic PlacesMichael Dougherty - Bristol, PA

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This memorial to this famous Irish immigrant is located at the foot of a pond/lagoon within Delaware Canal Park. This soldier won the Congressional Medal of Honor during the Civil War. He was a resident of Bristol, PA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/31/2008

last visited: 5/27/2013

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Irish-American Historic PlacesDeep Cut at the Licking Summit

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Irish immigrants tirelessly dug the canal using picks, shovels.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team RAGAR

location: Ohio

date approved: 5/12/2008

last visited: 9/20/2008

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Irish-American Historic PlacesThe Irish in Columbus - Columbus, Ohio

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An Ohio Historical Marker placed in 2002 to commemorate the many Irish immigrants who helped to make Columbus the city it is today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mr. 0

location: Ohio

date approved: 2/24/2008

last visited: 6/14/2014

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Irish-American Historic PlacesSt. Patrick's Catholic Church - Washington, D.C.

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In 1794, St. Patrick's Parish in Washington, D.C. was established to meet the needs of Irish immigrants.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 2/18/2008

last visited: 8/26/2014

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Irish-American Historic PlacesElijah Craig-Reputed Inventor of Bourban Whiskey

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Baptist preacher, business man, and founder of Georgetown, Ky are some of this other achievements.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member kbarhow

location: Kentucky

date approved: 1/30/2008

last visited: 7/23/2011

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Irish-American Historic PlacesShamrock, TX

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Wee bit O' the Blarney found here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: Texas

date approved: 1/7/2008

last visited: 12/29/2013

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