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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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

Summer Meeting at Big Spring Graveyard
7:00 p.m.

Big Spring Graveyard is the site of the Great Cove Massacre, November 7, 1755, when settlers’ homesteads in the cove were burned and settlers captured by the Delaware and Shawnee Indians under the leadership of Chief Shingas. This was the second largest Indian massacre in Pennsylv . On this 250th anniversary year of the Great Cove Massacre, John Nelson will speak about the Massacre and the early history of Big Spring. After Mr. Nelson's talk the meeting will be opened to any descendants who want to share something about an ancestor buried at Big Spring. Bagpipe music will be provided by Patrick McKinley.
Bring a lawn chair.
Map to where to turn from S.R. 522 to get to the graveyard.