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Ulster American Folk Park

Journey back in time and discover the stories of Irish emigration to the New World in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Explore rural Ulster and the American frontier as you walk in the footsteps of bold migrants who set sail for the New World. Learn about the lives left behind, the hardships endured on the journey and the pioneering spirit that led to new lives in a new world. Wander the pathways of rural Ulster and meet historical characters nestled in welcoming farmhouses as you hear about their lives in Ireland. Board the Brig Union ship and experience the cramped quarters where hundreds of people lived during the Atlantic crossing. Emerge in the New World and find out how Ulster peoples emigration had an impact throughout North America.



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