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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 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 Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/30/2007

last visited: 3/27/2009

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Irish-American Historic PlacesThe Bridget Smith House

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This house, built in 1855, was used to give refuge to Irish Irish-American “widow of the mines” in the mid to late 19th century. It is the last intact example of iron miners' housing in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 11/22/2007

last visited: 11/26/2011

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Irish-American Historic PlacesAOH Irish Heritage Veteran's Memorial

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Organized by the AOH of Summit Co. Ohio to recognize and honor the men and women of Irish heritage who have bravely fought for our country.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member laohbec

location: Ohio

date approved: 11/6/2007

last visited: 6/27/2011

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Irish-American Historic PlacesCorktown Neighborhood - Detroit, Michigan

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The Corktown Neighborhood was a large settlment of Irish-Americans within the Detroit borders.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GT.US

location: Michigan

date approved: 9/13/2007

last visited: 7/18/2013

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Irish-American Historic PlacesSt. Patrick Church - Union Lake, Michigan

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Located within the cemetery on the east side of Union Lake Road, between Hutchens and Haymarket Streets. Parking is available at the NEW St. Patrick Church across the road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member S5280ft

location: Michigan

date approved: 9/6/2007

last visited: 7/10/2013

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Irish-American Historic PlacesBoyhood Home of Jeremiah Curtin

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Jeremiah Curtin Boyhood Home at 8685 W Grange Ave in Greendale, WI

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/27/2007

last visited: 7/20/2010

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Irish-American Historic PlacesMerrill Park

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By the early twentieth century, Merrill Park became Milwaukee's premier Irish neighborhood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/27/2007

last visited: 1/6/2014

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Irish-American Historic PlacesCleveland Remembers - Irish Famine Memorial

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A memorial remembering the sesquicentennial of the Irish Potato Famine in Cleveland's Flats.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Ohio

date approved: 1/7/2007

last visited: 10/26/2014

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Irish-American Historic PlacesSAVANNAH'S IRISH AND ROBERT EMMET PARK

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SAVANNAH'S IRISH AND ROBERT EMMET PARK Located along Bay Street, Savannah, Ga.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SONOTECH

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/25/2006

last visited: 11/5/2013

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Irish-American Historic PlacesThe Irish Brigade Memorial

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This memorial was dedicated to the 63rd, 69th and 88th NY Regiments under the Second Corps. It is situated on Stone Hill near Devil's Den.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PeachyPA

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/22/2006

last visited: 4/5/2015

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Irish-American Historic PlacesBoston Irish Famine Memorial

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An evocative sculpture alongside evocative facts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/19/2006

last visited: 8/22/2014

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Irish-American Historic PlacesWestern New York Irish Famine Memorial

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This memorial in Buffalo's Inner Harbor commemorates the deaths of more than one million Irish people due to the Great Famine.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 4/2/2006

last visited: 10/1/2011

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Irish-American Historic PlacesO’Kane Building, Bend, Oregon

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The O’Kane Building was built by Hugh O’Kane an immigrant from Ireland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy

location: Oregon

date approved: 3/24/2006

last visited: never

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Irish-American Historic PlacesSt. Francis School, Bend, Oregon

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The St. Francis School openned in 1936 and was the result of work by Father Luke Sheehan and Father Dominic O’Connor of Ireland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy

location: Oregon

date approved: 3/21/2006

last visited: never

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Irish-American Historic PlacesThe "Phelim O'Toole"

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The St Louis Fire Department has two main boats. One named after a well known St Louisian the "Jack Buck" and one named after a lesser known St Louisian the "Phelim O'Toole" This waymark commemorates the lesser known Phelim O'Toole.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/6/2006

last visited: 5/15/2011

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Irish-American Historic PlacesThe Celtic Cross Monument - St Louis

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This Celtic Cross is located at St John, the Apostle and Evangelist Church currently the oldest Irish parish church in St Louis.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/22/2006

last visited: 8/8/2011

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Irish-American Historic PlacesThe Irish American Cultural Institute

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This institutes mission is the preservation of Irish heritage by sponsoring such cultural programs as the Irish Way, a five-week summer cultural and educational program in Ireland for American teen-agers; the Irish Perception Series, securing noted scholars and authorities in Ireland to visit the chapters and make presentations; funding an Irish Artists in Residence Program; providing a scholarly Research Program, coordinating the Annie Moore Project (memorials to the first Irish immigrant to b

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member chstress53

location: New Jersey

date approved: 2/22/2006

last visited: never

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Irish-American Historic PlacesEllis Island

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The new structure on Ellis Island, built of "Georgia pine", opened on January 1, 1892; Annie Moore, a 15 year-old Irish girl, accompanied by her two brothers, entered history and a new country as she was the very first immigrant to be processed at Ellis Island. This day was also Annie's 15th birthday

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member chstress53

location: New Jersey

date approved: 2/22/2006

last visited: 1/26/2013

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Irish-American Historic PlacesCeltic Cross Tribute in Indianapolis

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A Celtic Cross commemorates the contributions of the Irish in Indianapolis

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Muirwoody

location: Indiana

date approved: 1/21/2006

last visited: 11/4/2011

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Irish-American Historic PlacesLeacht Cuimhneachain nan Gael

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At Penn's Landing in Philadelphia.<p>This Memorial, a national monument, was opened to the public on October 25, 2003. The Memorial stands prominently at the southeast corner of Front and Chestnut Streets in Philadelphia. The Irish Memorial is dedicated to the memory of more than one million innocent men, women and children who perished during the years 1845 to 1850 and to the millions of Irish immigrants who found here in the United States of America the freedom, liberty and prosperity denied t

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/3/2005

last visited: 12/10/2013

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Irish-American Historic PlacesThe Potato Man

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Us Irish have a lot of history both bad and good associated with the spud. And if your Irish when you meet this fellow in the park its like a trip back home.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Tahosa and Sons

location: Colorado

date approved: 11/13/2005

last visited: 10/17/2014

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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 Premium Member Team Min Dawg

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/28/2005

last visited: 7/18/2014

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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 Premium Member Team Min Dawg

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/28/2005

last visited: 6/29/2010

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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 Premium Member Team Min Dawg

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/28/2005

last visited: 8/8/2014

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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 Premium Member Team Min Dawg

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/28/2005

last visited: 8/23/2014

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