The Gazette Opinion: An Irish Memorial Park at the Black Rock

By Fergus Keyes – June 27th 2014

In Montreal’s Calcutta-like hot summer of 1847, large numbers of Irish immigrants were arriving in the city. Many had ship fever (typhus) and as result, approximately 6,000 men, women and children died and were buried in the area around the Montreal side of the Victoria Bridge.

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