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Irish Famine Monument

This monument was cast by Maurice Harron, and was dedicated to the President of Ireland on the 150th anniversary of the Irish Potato Famine's darkest year: 1847. It is depicting the separation of a family due to The Great Hunger as the base reads "Never again should a people starve in a world of plenty."

Located on the Cambridge Common.


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  • Massachusetts Avenue and Waterhouse Street
  • Cambridge, MA 02138
  • Harvard Square

Type

  • Monument / Statue