The Ireland Park Project

Author: Robert G. Kearns | Date: 15 April, 2005 Source: Toronto Waterfront Magazine

In the Summer of 1847 the Toronto Waterfront witnessed one of the greatest human tragedies in the history of the city. Between May and October of that year, over 38,000 Irish Famine emigrants arrived in the city at a time when its population was a mere 20,000 people.

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