Open Hours

Fulton House and Annex: Fulton Fall Folk Festival (19-21 Oct 2018) ,  Friday and Saturday  9 am-4 pm,  Sunday 12 pm-4 pm
Annex: Tuesday-Saturday, 1 pm-8pm; verify before a special trip
Also open by appointment 717 504-2232 or director@fultonhistory.org

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Announcements

Renovations are moving along and the framework for three permanent displays are up in the Museum Annex. The three displays must be finished by mid October. There is a movable display of the former Overly-Raker company in production which is currently on exhibit in the Fulton House.

Fulton County Historical Society Fall Tea will be held 22 Sep 2018, 11:30 am in the Banquet Room at the Museum Annex, 211 Lincoln Way East, McConnellsburg, PA.  Guest Speaker will be Helen Overly.  Tickets are $10 for adults and $4.50 for children <12.  For reservations, contact Edie Coleman, iecoleman@frontier.com or (814) 735-3039 or Tickle Your Fancy Tea Shop, Lincoln Way West, McConnellsburg, PA.

Fall Membership Meeting.  The Fulton County Historical Society Fall Membership Meeting will be held on Thursday evening, October 18th, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at the Fulton County Courthouse. Our Guest Speaker is Professor Thomas Soltis, assistant professor of sociology at Westmoreland County Community College, who will be speaking about the Spanish Flu Pandemic of 1918.

Fulton County Historical Society (FCHS) Fall Frontier Barn Quilt Bus Tour.  The FCHS Fall Frontier Barn Quilt Bus Tour, being held Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, includes a tour of nearly 40 new and unique barn quilts in beautiful western Fulton County and a visit to the Akersville Fall Festival. The bus will leave the McConnellsburg Giant parking lot at 10:00 am and arrive at Akersville for 1½ hours of shopping at over 50 vendors of crafts, apparel, antiques; vintage farm equipment and more; display watching and lunch. After lunch, the tour will head south from Akersville on some of the most beautiful rural countryside in the Appalachian Mountain Range and return to the Giant parking lot around 3:30 pm. More information and tickets are available by contacting Mike Crampton, 717-830-5953, email, info@frontierbarnquilttrail.com. Cost is $35 per person. Make checks payable to Fulton County Historical Society, include names and phone number on the check, and send to Mike Crampton, 107 South 7th Street, McConnellsburg, PA 17233

SAVE THE DATE ! The Fulton County Historical Society will host their Annual Dinner/Auction on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at the Needmore Bible Church, Needmore, PA.  A Silent Auction will begin at 4:00-5:30  p.m. followed by dinner at 6:00.  A traditional auction will begin at 6:30 p.m.  Proceeds from the auction will be used to help fund a badly needed new roof on the Historical Society Museum Annex building (formerly the G.C. Murphy building).  FCHS is currently soliciting donations for both the silent and traditional auctions.  Auction items may be antique, collectibles, new or gently used, but must be in excellent shape.  A list of donors will be included in the program, and as a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization, all donations are tax deductible, and a receipt for tax records will be provided.  For additional information or to donate items to either auction, you may call Carolyn at 717-573-2805 or Bonnie at 717-372-0061.   Ticket prices are:   Adults – $15,  Children 6-12 yrs — $7.50 and children under 5 are free.  Tickets can be obtained by calling Carolyn at 717-573-2805, Bonnie at 717-485-3412, Monica at 717-485-4454, or Mike at 717-485-5999.