BELFAST, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - We spent he morning at Weaver's Bakery in Belfast, taking in a long time tradition.
We found out on our visit to Belfast that the city will be turning 240 next month.
Its history was built on old world work.
It may be far from the Emerald Isle, but its hard not to feel the Irish spirit, when you're walking the streets of Belfast Maine.
Megan Pinette is an expert on the Celtic roots of this city, from when the Scots Irish first settled here centuries ago.
Traditional Scotsman who originally came from Northern Ireland.
She says they came into Belfast in the spring of 1770. They purchased about 20,000 acres of land here for about pennies an acre.
Once settled they helped build a foundation for this stretch of the midcoast both on farming and ship building.