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Thursday, July 4, 2013

Ulster-Scots in America

The push south and west. 'It is doubtful if we fully realise the part played by these people. They formed the kernel of that American stock who were the pioneers of our people in the march westwards. They were bold and hardy people who pushed the settled regions of America and plunged into the wilderness as the leaders of the white advance. The Presbyterians were the first and last set of immigrants to do this: all others have merely followed in their wake'...President Theodore Roosevelt.


Tuesday, April 23, 2013

America beckons. So its across the Atlantic and arrival in the New World for those lucky enough to survive the crossing.

Thursday, March 14, 2013

A Remarkable People 3

America beckons and the weaver James McCullough from Belfast is among those to sign up. He later had two sons taken by the Indians,one of whom he was able to recover. The movie 'Light In The Forest' is based on this event.

Saturday, January 26, 2013

                                   '' A REMARKABLE PEOPLE''