REM – The Irish Cemetery archaeology study
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REM – The Irish Cemetery archaeology study

The existence of a cemetery where 6,000 Irish immigrants were thought to be buried in 1847 was confirmed last November 2019 when archaeologists found bone fragments at a REM construction site in Pointe-Saint-Charles. The remains of 14 people were discovered and the historical significance of the area was confirmed. When the Victoria Bridge was built…