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The Famine Irish in Kingston

2023-06-03 14:00:00 2023-06-03 16:00:00 America/New_York The Famine Irish in Kingston In 1847 shiploads of Irish immigrants escaping the Great Famine arrived in Kingston, many of them dying of typhus. In 2021 archeological firm ASI began to unearth and relocate those buried at KGH. Isabel Turner Branch - Cataraqui Room

Saturday, June 03
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-06-03 14:00:00 2023-06-03 16:00:00 America/New_York The Famine Irish in Kingston In 1847 shiploads of Irish immigrants escaping the Great Famine arrived in Kingston, many of them dying of typhus. In 2021 archeological firm ASI began to unearth and relocate those buried at KGH. Isabel Turner Branch - Cataraqui Room

Isabel Turner Branch

Cataraqui Room

In 1847 shiploads of Irish immigrants escaping the Great Famine arrived in Kingston, many of them dying of typhus. In 2021 archeological firm ASI began to unearth and relocate those buried at KGH.

Dr. Katherine Hull will talk about the 19th century Irish immigration to Ontario as a result of the Great Famine of 1847. She will be discussing the work archeological firm ASI has undertaken to exhume, identify, and rebury those who contracted typhus, died, and were buried at the Kingston General Hospital.

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AGE GROUP: | Teens | Seniors | New Adults | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Interests & Lifelong Learning | Culture & Heritage |

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Isabel Turner Branch

Phone: 613-549-8888

Hours


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Mon, May 29, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
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Thu, Jun 01, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
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Fri, Jun 02, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Sat, Jun 03, 10:30am - 11:00am
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Cataraqui Room
In 1847 shiploads of Irish immigrants escaping the Great Famine arrived in Kingston, many of them dying of typhus. In 2021 archeological firm ASI began to unearth and relocate those buried at KGH.

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Cataraqui Room
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Thu, Jun 15, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
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Fri, Jun 16, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Sat, Jun 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
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Recommandé pour les enfants de 6 ans et moins. Ce programme présente des histoires racontées de vive voix, accompagnées de chansons, de comptines, et d’activités!

Sat, Jun 17, 11:00am - 11:45am
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Registration opens Saturday, June 3 2023 at 9:00am