Most people have heard the words to this song: "Tis Irish I am and 'tis proud I am of it." But, what does it mean to be Irish? When the Irish first came to Savannah, it meant they were either "lace curtain" or "old fort." Lace curtain inferred that the family was prosperous, usually Protestant, and had come to Savannah with letters of introduction, money, and a plan. Old fort meant that the family had come to America in desperation and to Savannah with little but the clothes on their back, the desire to work, and hope for a ...

Irish Savannah 2014, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston

ISBN-13: 9781467111935

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Irish Savannah 2014, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531669522