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Ulster American Folk Park

The Ulster American Folk Park brings to life the human drama behind three centuries of Irish emigration, telling the remarkable story of the vast human tide that crossed the Atlantic for the New World of North America. The journey starts in the thatched cottages of Ulster, including the famous “Mellon” homestead, continues aboard a crowded sailing ship and finishes among the homesteads of the American frontier.

A full programme of special events is organised throughout the year including the award-winning annual Appalachian & Bluegrass Music Festival (first weekend in September) and the ever popular Halloween Festival.

Official Website : https://discovernorthernireland.com/Ulster-American-Folk-Park-Omagh-P8406/

Photo : Entertainment at Ulster American Folk-park – geograph.org.uk – Attribution – Kenneth Allen.

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Castles were first built in England during the Norman Conquest in the 11th century as fortifications. There are many hundreds of castles throughout England some in good repair whilst others have all but completely disappeared other than a few stones to mark the spot.

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