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The Great Hunger and Irish Diaspora in Colorado,” with Dr. James Walsh

This presentation offers an overview of Ireland’s Great Hunger from 1845-52, connecting this tragedy with Irish immigrant communities in early Colorado.  The presentation culminates with an update on the Irish Immigrant Memorial under construction in the Catholic Free pauper section of Leadville’s Evergreen Cemetery.

W.I.S.E. Family History Society P.O. Box 100551, Denver, CO 80250