Wreath ceremony held at Dennis Cahill memorial

Honoring a hero

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Members of Ancient Order of Hiberians gather at the Dennis Cahill memorial marker to pay respects to Cahill, an Irish immigrant and city employee who tried to save 9-year-old Dallas Kitchens from drowning in the Augusta Canal in 1902. Cahill and the girl died.  JACKIE RICCIARDI/STAFF
JACKIE RICCIARDI/STAFF
Members of Ancient Order of Hiberians gather at the Dennis Cahill memorial marker to pay respects to Cahill, an Irish immigrant and city employee who tried to save 9-year-old Dallas Kitchens from drowning in the Augusta Canal in 1902. Cahill and the girl died.
 
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