The exhibitions in the Center cover those connections, starting with the arrival of Edward Bruce in 1315 to the present day. A timeline room depicts many of the events that link Ulster to Scotland and the rest of the world. There is a free genealogy research point available to help those of Ulster-Scot ancestry trace their roots. In addition, there is an exhibit depicting American Presidents with Ulster-Scots heritage ( 17 in total, including Andrew Jackson, Ulysses S. Grant, Theodore Roosevelt, Richard Nixon, James Carter, and George Bush).
Visiting the Ulster-Scots Center provided us with a whole new perspective on the history of Northern Ireland. We were glad to have learned about it, as well as making the decision to see it.
There are many famous Americans , in a variety of different fields, who have Scots-Irish in their ancestry. Below is a partial compilation from the world of entertainment who make this claim;