W7966 : Annie Moore Monument

taken 1 year ago, near to An Cobh, Rushbrooke, Ballynacrusha Cross Roads, Ringaskiddy and Ballyleary, Cork, Ireland

Annie Moore Monument
Annie Moore Monument
Annie Moore (LinkExternal link ) was the first immigrant to the United States to pass through the federal immigrant inspection facility at the Ellis Island station in New York Harbour. She departed from Cobh, County Cork, accompanied by her brothers Phillip and Anthony, aboard the steamship Nevada in 1892 to join their parents, Matthew and Julia, who had emigrated to the United States in 1888.
The statue of Annie Moore and her two brothers, sculpted by Jeanne Rhynhart, is located on the quayside outside Cobh Heritage Centre. A similar statue of Annie can be found in Ellis Island, New York.
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Date Taken
Monday, 18 June, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 25 June, 2018
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  People, Events 
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Panasonic DC-G9 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! W 794 662 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:50.9246N 8:17.9273W
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Irish: geotagged! W 794 662
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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