Grosse Île: Canada’s Irish Famine Memorial

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Author/collaborator
Title
Grosse Île: Canada’s Irish Famine Memorial
Abstract
Grosse Île, a small island down river from Quebec City, is the site of a mass grave of thousands of Irish who fled their homeland in the mid-1840s and died of typhus at the island quarantine station. It is considered the most important Great Famine site outside of Ireland.
Publication
Labour/Le Travail
Volume
Vol. 39
Pages
195-214
Date
Spring 1997
Language
en
Citation
Quigley, Michael. “Grosse Île: Canada’s Irish Famine Memorial.” Labour/Le Travail Vol. 39 (Spring 1997): 195–214.
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