Irish Famine Commemoration Day Slide Show – May 17th @ 7pm

This slide show presentation tells the story of  thousands of Irish famine immigrants who died at Staten Island Marine Hospital and Quarantine Station after enduring long, hazardous sea voyages. Join author Loretto Leary to learn more about the historical significance of Staten Island to Irish Famine Immigrant history and International Irish Famine Commemoration Day, which is Sunday, May 19th.