Mrs. Maria Todd had been the organist at Tartarghan Parish Church for over 50 years when she died in a road accident during the blackout in October1940.
Lurgan, Co. Armagh
The Co. Armagh town of Lurgan played a major role in World War Two when the imposing Brownlow House became headquarters for the United States Army in 1942.
Brownlow House, Lurgan, Co. Armagh
Brownlow House overlooks the public park and lake in the Co. Armagh town of Lurgan. During World War Two it was a headquarters of the United States Army.
European Heritage Open Days Northern Ireland 2018
4th September 2018
On the second weekend of September each year, hundreds of historic properties in Northern Ireland open for European Heritage Open Days giving free access.
Keady Mill, Keady, Co. Armagh
Keady Mill was one of many in southern Co. Armagh. Established by William Kirk in the 18th century, it would see use by both British and American troops.
Bessbrook Orange Hall, Bessbrook, Co. Armagh
Bessbrook Orange Hall in Co. Armagh was home to US Army troops in 1944 before they embarked on their journey leading to D-Day in Normandy, France.
Bessbrook Town Hall, Bessbrook, Co. Armagh
Bessbrook Town Hall in Co. Armagh was home to US Army troops in 1944 before they embarked on their journey leading to D-Day in Normandy, France.
The Mall, Armagh, Co. Armagh
On 1st April 1944, thousands of men from the United States Army 2nd Infantry Division lined The Mall in Armagh to hear the words of General George S Patton.