Philadelphia, USA - May 29, 2018: Irish Memorial at Penn's Landing in Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Philadelphia: The Irish Gateway to America, by Brian Mitchell

Between 1717 and the beginning of the War of American Independence in 1776, 250,000 Scots-Irish, often referred to as Ulster-Scots in Ireland (i.e. Protestant settlers in the nine counties of the Province of Ulster) left Ulster, through the ports of Belfast, Londonderry, Newry, Larne and Portrush, for North America. The Scots-Irish tended to enter North[…]Read more

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