Places in Tyrone

The culture and history of Ulster-Scots  surrounds us. Here are a few of the places in Ulster with special significance.

Newtownstewart Castle

Tyrone

Did you know?

In 1629 the castle was sold to Sir William Stewart, of Newtown Stewart in Galloway, Scotland, who renamed the town and castle after his family and birthplace.

Wilson House

Tyrone

Did you know?

President Woodrow Wilson's ancestors hailed from Ulster.

Ulster American Folk Park

Tyrone

Did you know?

Ships bringing passengers from Ireland to America during the Great Famine of 1845-1852 were nicknamed coffin ships because so many people died on the long journey.

Grant Homestead

Tyrone

Did you know?

This farm cottage was the home of the ancestors of Ulysses S. Grant.