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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.
 
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. Touch for map. marker is on the east side of St. Patrick's Church. 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 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Patrick’s Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Providence Historical District (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grand Rapids (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Howard Cemetery
The 150th Anniversary of the Great Starvation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 11, 2019
2. The 150th Anniversary of the Great Starvation Marker
full view of marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Dominick Labino (approx. ¾ mile away); Miami & Erie Canal (approx. 0.8 miles away); James Durbin (approx. 3.8 miles away); Oak Tree (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Providence.
 
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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
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 15, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 12, 2019, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 25 times since then. 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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