The Fulton House, location of the Society's headquarters, in the heart of McConnellsburg's National Register Historic District.  Painting by Brian Tucker and copyright the Fulton County Historical Society, Inc.

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MISSION STATEMENT

The Fulton County Historical Society will bring together those people interested in the history of Fulton County, and will promote an understanding and appreciation for the people and community of Fulton County through research, preservation, restoration, education and publications.



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Fulton County Historical Society, Inc.

P.O. Box 115, McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania  17233
Email: director@fultonhistory.org

Historical Society Events History

2001 Fulton Fall Folk Festival

McConnellsburg House Tour - The Fulton County Historical Society hosted a house tour of 10 local homes or buildings during the 2001 Fulton Fall Folk Festival. Six of the properties are on the National Register of Historic Places. Others included two farmhouses outside town, a contemporary tower house, and a country church. Hours were 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 20, and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 21. Ticket price of $15 benefited the Historical Society’s library; light refreshments were included. Farmhouse Architecture - Commonwealth speaker Dr. Irwin Richman gave a slide-illustrated talk on "The Pennsylv German Farmhouse" at 7:00 pm Friday evening, October 19, 2001, at the Fulton House, Lincoln Way East, McConnellsburg. He traced the origins of our farmhouses to Germ nd explained why some old houses have two front doors. Hosted by the Fulton County Historical Society, his presentation was a program of the PA Humanities Council and was free and open to the public.