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the choctaw memorial Midleton

The Choctaw Memorial: Remembering One Of Histories Greatest Acts Of Generosity

September 7, 2015

A memorial recently erected in Midleton, Co. Cork commemorates the Choctaw support for Irish famine victims; one of humanities great acts of generosity. In the 1840’s word reached the Choctaw Indians in America of famine ravaging the Irish countryside. Despite their own horrendous suffering just 16 years earlier this Nation showed tremendous generosity as they […]

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