Sixmilecross is situated on a hill in the parish of Termonmaguirk, Union and Barony of Omagh. It is said to have got its name from a Celtic cross, which stood in a field at the top of the village, and it's distance from Omagh - thus "Sixmile Cross". The ancestral home of John Buchannon, President of the United States from 1857-1861 still stands at Deroran. Mr. Buchannon was one of only two Presidents not to get wed.


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