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Irish Famine Memorial in Cleveland Ohio

Irish Famine Memorial
Cleveland remembers the Great Hunger
Ireland's Potato Famine (1845-1850)

Irish Famine Memorial in Cleveland Ohio (photos by Dan Hanson)

This monument, and surrounding area on the East bank of the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland's Flats, is a memorial to the Great Hunger, the potato famine of the 1840's.


Irish Famine Memorial in Cleveland Ohio (photos by Dan Hanson)


Irish Famine Memorial in Cleveland Ohio (photos by Dan Hanson)

The memorial was dedicated September 16, 2000


Irish Famine Memorial in Cleveland Ohio (photos by Dan Hanson)


The Great Hunger - Irish Famine Memorial in Cleveland Ohio (photos by Dan Hanson)

Lest We Forget:
To those who died,
To those who came and enriched our Cleveland shores,
We dedicate this monument to you


Erected on the 150th Anniversary of the "Great Hunger" by the Greater Cleveland Irish Community in the year of our Lord 2000.




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