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Celebration of true Manxman William Kennish

William Kennish

Unveiling in Brooklyn

A true Manxman has been remembered in America on the 155th anniversary of his death.

A memorial stone has been unveiled at a Brooklyn cemetery, the final resting place of noted poet, engineer and inventor William Kennish.

He died in New York on March the 19th, 1862, and was buried in a unmarked grave, having emigrated to the United States 13 years earlier.

James Davis spoke to Paul Moulton of MTTV shortly after the ceremony.

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