Trail of the American forces

The US Rangers Centre is located at the Andrew Jackson Centre in Carrick.

The US Rangers Centre is located at the Andrew Jackson Centre in Carrick.

A new leaflet featuring sites relating to the American forces in the Second World War has just been published.

The Hartle Trail covers Antrim and Londonderry and local sites which include the US Rangers’ Museum in Carrickfergus, the US Rangers commemorative stone at Sunnylands in the town and War Years Remembered museum at Ballyclare.

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council and Causeway Coast and Glens Council are involved in the trail leaflet, which has been supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund

The leaflet gives advice for visitors travelling along the Causeway Coast as well as throughout Antrim and Londonderry.

It also details several tour guides offering group tours of US wartime sites in Northern Ireland. The information can also be accessed at www.gitrailni.com