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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 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 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 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 PlacesDonegal Presbyterian Church - Mt. Joy, PA

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This sign of history recalls the founding of this historic church by Irish immigrants in 1721.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/12/2013

last visited: 6/22/2014

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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 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 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

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/3/2005

last visited: 12/10/2013

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