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Near Providence in Lucas County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The 150th Anniversary of the Great Starvation

1845- 1850

 

— St. Patrick's Church —

 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 11, 2019
1. The 150th Anniversary of the Great Starvation Marker
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Inscription.  The 150th Anniversary of the Great Starvation 1845- 1850 In memory of those who Perished and those who fled starvation, death and foreign oppression in Ireland to seek justice, freedom and a new way of life in America. (three shamrocks) Pray for them
 
Erected 1995 by Clan Na Gael of Toledo.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionDisasters.
 
Location. 41° 25.159′ N, 83° 52.376′ W. Marker is near Providence, Ohio, in Lucas County. Marker is at the intersection of Providence Neapolis Swanton Road (County Route 109) and South River Road (U.S. 24), on the right when traveling south on Providence Neapolis Swanton Road. marker is on the east side of St. Patrick's Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14010 US-24, Grand Rapids, OH 43522, Grand Rapids OH 43522, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Patrick Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Providence Historical District (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tempers Explode As Dams Get Built
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 11, 2019
2. The 150th Anniversary of the Great Starvation Marker
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Foundations From The Past (approx. ¼ mile away); Water's Way: Flood And Ice (approx. ¼ mile away); Grand Rapids Town Hall (approx. half a mile away); A Lasting Legacy (approx. half a mile away); Thurston Building (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Providence.
 
The 150th Anniversary of the Great Starvation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 11, 2019
3. The 150th Anniversary of the Great Starvation Marker
marker as seen from a distance, on the east elevation of St. Patrick's Church
The 150th Anniversary of the Great Starvation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 11, 2019
4. The 150th Anniversary of the Great Starvation Marker
artwork on marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 15, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 12, 2019, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 95 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 12, 2019, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio.   3, 4. submitted on April 13, 2019, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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