Did you know that more than 90,000 immigrants, the majority of whom came from Ireland, passed through Grosse Île in 1847?
Students will discover the history of Grosse Île, a quarantine station from 1832 to 1935.
Special attention will be paid to the year 1847 and the history of Irish immigration to Canada.
- The operation of a quarantine station
- The Irish Tragedy of 1847
- Irish Heritage in Canada
Photo : Unknown / ©Parks Canada / Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial National Historic Site