Brooklyn, Michigan: An Gorta Mor - Potato Famine Memorial

You can thank Ireland's 1845-1852 potato crop blight and Great Famine for this 2004 memorial.

St. Joseph's Shrine

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Brooklyn, MI
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St. Joseph's Shrine, north side of US Hwy 12.
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Irish Famine Memorial.

An Gorta Mor - Potato Famine Memorial

Interesting modern sculpture. Why not celebrate the Great Potato Famine in the Irish Hills of Michigan.

[Bruce-e, 05/31/2015]
An Gorta Mor - Potato Famine Memorial

Memorial to the potato famine and the Irish immigrants that came to the area to escape the famine.

[Doug Keith, 05/28/2013]

An Gorta Mor is Irish for "The Great Hunger."

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