Annie Moore Statue

Annie Moore Statue (HM1M4L)

Location: Cobh, Cork Cork
Country: Ireland
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N 51° 50.926', W 8° 17.926'

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Annie Moore and her brothers Anthony and Philip embarked from this town on 20 December, 1891 on the S.S. Nevada. Annie was the first person to be admitted to the United States of America through the new immigration centre at Ellis Island, New York on 1 January, 1892. This sculpture was unveiled by the President of Ireland, Mary Robinson, on 9 February, 1993. It was erected by the Cobh Heritage Trust Ltd. And is dedicated to all who emigrated from Ireland.

This sculpture won the Zeneca Ireland Ltd. Commemorative sculpture award. A statue of Annie Moore was also erected at Ellis Island, New York. The Commemoration of Annie Moore at New York and at Cobh was initiated by the Irish American Cultural Institute.

This sculpture is the work of Jeanne Rynhart of Bantry.
HM NumberHM1M4L
Year Placed1993
Placed ByCobh Heritage Trust Ltd
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)29U E 548301 N 5744450
Decimal Degrees51.84876667, -8.29876667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 51° 50.926', W 8° 17.926'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds51° 50' 55.56" N, 8° 17' 55.56" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near Lower Rd, Cobh Cork , IE
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