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Ireland Park
Toronto, Canada
The Irish Memorial Garden commemorates the large influx of Irish immigrants who arrived on Toronto's shores in 1847, fleeing persecution and starvation at home. Granite slabs forming the outline of a ship list the names of those who died on the journey (or shortly after). Emaciated statues stand bleakly where the immigration wharf used to be, south of Queen's Quay and east of Bathurst Street. #statue #irish #history
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Marie-France Roy
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