Open Hours

Fulton House and Annex: 

The Fulton House and the Museum Annex will be open by appointment only during December 2019 – May 2020.    For an appointment either call us at 814-735-3039 or email us at

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Bags 4 My Cause:   Have you heard the news? Fulton County Historical Society has been selected as the beneficiary of the @GIANTFoodStores Bags 4 My Cause Program! Each time a $2.50 reusable Bags 4 My Cause Bag is purchased at the GIANT at McConnellsburg during January 2020 we will receive a $1 donation.  Bags are located at the end of check out aisle 12 !  Don’t live in McConnellsburg ?  No problem !  When you purchase a Bags 4 My Cause at your local GIANT,  follow the instructions on the attached Giving Tag to direct the $1 donation to Fulton County Historical Society during January or anytime throughout the year.

Upcoming Events:  

Winter Membership Meeting – Jan 25,  2020,  6 pm at the Museum Annex Event Room.  Speaker, John Nelson, will talk about Fort Coombe, a  fort of importance during Colonial times.

The Fulton County Historical Society is seeking nominations for “Historian of the Year” for 2019. The nominee will be honored at the Annual Membership Meeting and Banquet on Saturday, April 18, 2020.   Any Resident/Group/Citizen of Fulton County or member of the Fulton County Historical Society that has been involved in the past year (2019) with the history of Fulton County through research, restoration, writing, collection, preservation, etc. will be considered.  This may be a cumulative work over a period of years, but it needs to have been finished, accomplished or completed in 2019.  Please submit nominations in the form of a letter or essay stating why you feel the nominee is worthy of this title. Please send nominations no later than February 29, 2020 c/o Executive Secretary, Fulton County Historical Society, P.O. Box 115, McConnellsburg, PA 17233

Spring Annual Membership Meeting – April 18, 2020. More details to follow.

Spring Tea – April 25, 2020, at the Museum Annex Banquet Room.  Museum Annex will also be open to attendees. Tickets are $10 per adult and $4.50 for children 12 and under, and can be obtained at Tickle Your Fancy Tea Shop on Main Street, McConnellsburg, PA.    Reservations may be made by calling Edie at (814) 735-3039.

Spring Bus Trip – On April 30, 2020, FCHS will be taking a bus trip to Luray Caverns, Virginia, and then after a tour on to Winchester for a few hours for the Apple Blossom Festival The cost is $45 per person and includes the bus ticket and admittance to Luray Caverns. Lunch will be on your own. To make reservations, send a check or money order in the amount of $45 payable to FCHS and mail to FCHS, PO Box 115, McConnellsburg, PA 17233 and include your name, address, and telephone number.

Current News: We have a new roof on the Annex.