Irish Montrealers push for memorial to 6,000 immigrants who died of typhus

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From Montreal Gazette

Irish Montrealers want memorial to immigrants who died of typhus

Published on: May 30, 2016 | Last Updated: May 30, 2016 2:11 PM EDT

Francis Braddeley of the Erin Sports Association sings the Irish national anthem during the annual walk to the Black Rock at the foot of the Victoria Bridge in Montreal, on Sunday.
Francis Braddeley of the Erin Sports Association sings the Irish national anthem during the annual walk to the Black Rock at the foot of the Victoria Bridge in Montreal, on Sunday. Peter McCabe / Montreal Gazette

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