The Maine Ulster-Scots Project
The Maine Ulster-Scots Project (MUSP) is a not-for-profit organisation established in 2006 by a group of volunteer enthusiasts in Amine USA with the aim of uncovering, saving and sharing Maine’s rich Ulster-Scots history.
The Ulster-Scots Agency works in partnership with MUSP and together we have been involved in a number of collaborative activities that support learning about our shared history and close historic and cultural links.
Some examples of our joint activities include:
Reflections on 300 years of the Scots Irish in Maine
1718–2018 Reflections on 300 years of the Scots Irish in Maine
Publishing ‘1718–2018 Reflections on 300 years of the Scots Irish in Maine’. If you would like a printed version of this book, copies are available from the Ulster-Scots Community Network and also available from the Maine Ulster-Scots Project for $20.
Transatlantic Connections Moodle Course
In autumn 2019 the Ulster-Scots Agency offered a 6 week course called ‘Transatlantic Connections’ to learners in Maine and Ulster. Almost 40 learners took part in the courses delivered in Maine and in Ulster. The Ulster-Scots Agency’s online learning platform was used to share resources and allow the course participants to engage with each other.
The 1718 Migration
From Ulster to New England - The Arrival of the Scotch-Irish in America.