Day 214

Irish Potato Famine Cemetery

July 31st, 2012

The colloquial name of this little graveyard springs from the belief that many of the Irish immigrants buried here fled to Astoria in the 1840s and '50s to escape the Great Famine.

One Comment

  1. Gigi says:

    So the graveyards are in Astoria while the beautiful memorial is in Manhattan ..

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