Our Aims

  • To research, record and publish the history of that area along the valley of the river Blackwater which straddles the border between counties Armagh and Tyrone
  • Promote knowledge and understanding of the area’s heritage and folklore through publication, lectures and seminars
  • Interact with other local historical groups , cultural organisations and bodies with a view to promoting interest in the study of our history
  • To promote interest in and study of historical links between our area and other regions in Ireland, Europe and elsewhere
  • For our different traditions to acknowledge with pride our separate and divided past.