Irish Heritage Trail
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Location Boston, Mass. # Locations 20
Media Text Descriptions Tour Type Walking Category Historical Places
Tags boston irish heritage trail, things to do in boston, boston attractions, free things to do in boston
Description Explore more than 300 years of the impact Irish-Americans have had on Boston.
Created By features@boston.com on 3/15/2011
URL http://www.geovative.com/view?t=EEDGJ
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Rose Kennedy Greenway
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Officially dedicated to the late mother of President John F. Kennedy in 2004, this mi...(more)

Kevin White Statue
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Kevin White, Boston's 45th mayor, presided over some of the most prolific and difficu...(more)

James Michael Curley Statues
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James Michael Curley served in elected office in Massachusetts for nearly half a cent...(more)

Boston City Hall
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The position of mayor was held by an Irish-American for 85 years during the 1900's, i...(more)

Boston Irish Famine Memorial
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To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Irish potato famine, which brought 100,00...(more)

Central Burial Grounds
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The cemetery is said to include the remains of American patriots from the Battle of B...(more)

Colonel Shaw Memorial
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The Colonial Robert Shaw Memorial, which depicts the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Inf...(more)

Massachusetts State House
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Many items of Irish significance can be found in and around the Massachusetts State H...(more)

Soldiers and Sailors Monument
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Unveiled on the Boston Common in 1876, this monument was erected in memory of foot so...(more)

Commodore John Barry Memorial
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Born in Ireland in 1745, Commodore John Barry is widely regarded as the father of the...(more)

Boston Massacre Memorial
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This monument was created in remembrance of the five victims of the Boston Massacre, ...(more)

Old Granary Burying Grounds
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Among the most notable Irish residents buried here are John Hancock, Governor James S...(more)

Colonel Thomas Cass Statue
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Thomas Cass was an Irish-born businessman who was put in charge of forming the Ninth ...(more)

David I. Walsh Statue
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Years before John F. Kennedy became the nation's first Irish-Catholic president, ther...(more)

Maurice Tobin Statue
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Maurice Tobin is yet another ground breaking Irish-American politician in Boston's hi...(more)

Patrick Collins Memorial
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John S. Copley Statue
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Remembered as America's first great portrait artist, John Singleton Copley, born in B...(more)

Boston Public Library
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The Irish collection at the Boston Public Library, established in 1848, has grown to ...(more)

John Boyle O'Reilly Memorial
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Before he arrived in Boston in 1870, John Boyle O'Reilly was arrested and sentenced t...(more)

Fenway Park
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Fenway Park, one of Boston's most famous landmarks, was built in 1912 by Charles E. L...(more)