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Montreal archaeologists uncover a cemetery for Irish immigrants fleeing the 1847 famine

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By Laurie Milne in the group AU Anthropology Interest Group November 28, 2019 - 11:13am

Archaeologists digging  at the site of a future light-rail station unearthed what is believed to be a cemetery for Irish immigrants who died after fleeing famine in 1847. 

 

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-montreal-archaeologists-find-remains-believed-to-be-those-of-19th/

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AU Anthropology Interest Group

AU Anthropology Interest Group

A group for those interested in socio-cultural anthropology, archaeology, biological anthropology, and linguistic anthropology