The Celtic Cross

The Celtic Cross (HM1J5C)

Location: L'Isle-aux-Grues, Quebec G0R 1P0 Montmagny Regional County Municipality
Country: Canada
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N 47° 1.077', W 70° 40.575'

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La croix celtique

— 1909 —

Raised in 1909 by members of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, this monument honours the memory of the thousands of Irish immigrants who died on Grosse Île in 1847. Inscriptions in Irish, French and English recall their tragic destiny during the Great Famine.
Érigé en 1909 par des membres de l'Ancient Order of Hibernians, ce monument honore la mémoire des milliers d'immigrants irlandais décédés à la Grosse-Île en 1847. Des inscriptions en gaélique, en français et en anglais rappellent leur tragique destin lors de la Grande Famine.
HM NumberHM1J5C
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Date Added Friday, February 13th, 2015 at 9:01am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 372606 N 5208522
Decimal Degrees47.01795000, -70.67625000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 47° 1.077', W 70° 40.575'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds47° 1' 4.62" N, 70° 40' 34.5" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 34 La Grosse-Île, L'Isle-aux-Grues Quebec G0R 1P0, CA
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