From Ulster Scots to Scots- Irish, the Odyssey of a People from the Old World to the New.

” Go West and Prosper!”   In the beginning..   They came from the Borders and from the Lowlands of Scotland. They also came out of Northwestern England. Their land was a harsh one, not easily farmed.  Therefore, they had to find alternative methods of fund- raising. Some of those methods involved cattle- raiding and […]

Settlers of Early America and Cultural Preservation

  Early Setters migrated from all over Europe. Diversity is on my mind. The descendants of European settlers in the United States comprise a wonderful diversity of cultures, Christian denominations and regional heritages that should not only be preserved, but celebrated. Of course, the main stock of early Colonial American settlers was from the United […]