Causeway 1718

Asian over 50s
18th January 2019
Causeway 1718: Exhibition panels
5th February 2019

Causeway 1718

Project Attributes

Project:

Causeway 1718

Owner:

CC&GBC Museum Services

Date:

5th February 2019


Causeway 1718:

Wars of the seventeenth century, Penal Laws imposing civil and religious penalties, Scottish immigration, economic challenges and the introduction fo new industries all impacted ont he Causeway area in the early eighteenth century. This was the background for the first organised migration from Ulster to North America, – the Bann Valley Migration.  This project explores the people and places of the Causeway area, connecting local people and places with bigger national stories. Discover that was happening, why it happened and what the Bann Valley Migration was all about.