1874 Drawing of St. Patrick’s Day Parade

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This photograph is part of our Upper Elementary Unit Plan. You can view the full unit plan here.

1874 Drawing of St. Patrick’s Day Parade

See an artist’s depiction of one of the most important days of the year for Irish families in New York City in the 1870’s.

Associated Family Story Article

Middle School: 6-8th Grade, Upper Elementary: 4-5th Grade

The Moore Family Story

Learn about the Moore’s, an Irish American family who lived in 97 Orchard Street in the 1860s.

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