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Hackensack in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Great Hunger

1845 - 1849

 
 
The Great Hunger Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 31, 2013
1. The Great Hunger Marker
Inscription.
In memory of the millions of Irish people lost to imposed starvation, death and forced emigration by the English government.

Bergen County Council of Irish Associations
November 25, 1995

 
Erected 1995 by Bergen County Council of Irish Associations.
 
Location. 40° 52.732′ N, 74° 2.652′ W. Marker is in Hackensack, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Court Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is located to the right of the Bergen County Court House. Marker is in this post office area: Hackensack NJ 07601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Holocaust (here, next to this marker); Armenian Genocide (here, next to this marker); Slavery (here, next to this marker); Comfort Women (here, next to this marker); The Green (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Green (within shouting distance of this marker); Hackensack War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Court-House & Jail (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Hackensack.
 
More about this marker.
The Great Hunger Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 31, 2013
2. The Great Hunger Marker
An Irish Cross appears at the top of the marker.
 
Categories. Notable Events
 
Marker at the Bergen County Court House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 31, 2013
3. Marker at the Bergen County Court House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 272 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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