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Quarantine on Grosse Île, 1847

Vincent Gagnon |16 mars 2022

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.

Discover:

  1. The operation of a quarantine station
  2. The Irish Tragedy of 1847
  3. Irish Heritage in Canada

Photo : Unknown / ©Parks Canada / Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial National Historic Site

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Quarantine on Grosse Île, 1847 - Parks Canada

Date & time :
2022-03-16 13:15
Type of work sessions :
Visioconférence

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