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Rising of 1798 Transportees - Cobh, Ireland
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 51° 50.931 W 008° 17.933
29U E 548293 N 5744459
Quick Description: Marker on the outside of the Cobh Heritage Centre.
Location: Munster, Ireland
Date Posted: 10/7/2010 4:25:21 AM
Waymark Code: WM9WVG
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member hi pressure
Views: 8

Long Description:

Text of marker:

After the Rising of 1798 over six hundred United Irishmen were transported from Cove to the penal colonies of Australia where they subsequently influenced the development of the democratic and egalitarian ethos of The Australian Nation.

Age/Event Date: 1798

Type of Historic Marker: Plaque only

Historic Resources.:
Check out cobhheritage.com for more information. Quite a center and tribute!


Type of Historic Marker if other: Not listed

Related Website: Not listed

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