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Life and Death on Grosse Île, 1832-1937

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Photograph of a close-up view of an engraved stone plaque
English inscription on the Celtic cross reading "Sacred to the memory of thousands of Irish emigrants who, to preserve the faith, suffered hunger and exile, in 1847 - 48, and stricken with fever ended here their sorrowful pilgrimage. Erected by the ancient order of the Hibernians in America and dedicated Feast of the Assumption (1909)"
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