Things to see and do - Strabane
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Strabane Travel guide
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This little town grew up where the River Finn and River Mourne flow into the Foyle, which forms the border between the counties of Londonderry and Donegal. Strabane was a lively publishing centre in the 18C.
Tourist attractions Strabane : Things to see and do
49 Main Street
A 19C printery with foot and hand presses has been preserved behind the Georgian front of this shop. Two apprentices from the region made a name for themselves in the US: John Dunlap (1747-1812), who learned his trade at Gray's, printed the US Declar..
28 Spout Road
The ancestral home of the Wilsons is a whitewashed hatched house where James Wilson, grandfather of Woodrow Wilson (US President 1913-1921), lived until he left for America aged 20 in 1807. the house still contains original furniture: a fold-down bed..
Old Castle Road
On the summit of a hill near Newtownstewart, Harry Avery's Castle has two semi-circular towers from a 14C Gaelic castle, built by Henry Aimbreidh O'Neill, who died in 1392. A wide view opens on the surrounding countryside.