Fulton County Historical Society

Promoting Knowledge of the History of
Fulton County, Pennsylvania

2024 Membership is Now Open

Who We Are

The Fulton County Historical Society has been in existence since 1928. The Society promotes knowledge of Fulton County's history through our publications, our museums, our research library, and through educational events.

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Our Facilities


Located across the street from the Fulton House, the Museum Annex building houses exhibits representing businesses that operated in the county as well as machinery from some of the county’s grist mills, a gun shop and artifacts from county garages, and more.
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Museum at The Fulton House

The Fulton House in McConnellsburg was built as an inn and tavern by the town founder, Daniel McConnell, in 1793. Several rooms in the building house some of the Society's collection including furnishings, tools, utensils, and decorative items.
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Winegardener School

The Winegardner School is a fully restored and partially furnished one room school in Taylor Township.
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Research Library

The Fulton County Historical Society Library is located in the George Ritzert Room on the third floor of the Fulton County Library at 227 North First Street in McConnellsburg. The collections include family histories, church and school records, and more items related to local history.
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Upcoming Events

  • Museum Hours

    Location:  211 Lincoln Way East, McConnellsburg, PA

    Summer hours, June 1 - September 1. Saturdays 10-4; Sundays 1-4.
    Selected Fridays 10-4  Friday June 7 (Strawberry Festival), July 19 (Fulton County in Bloom Flower Show), August 2 (Children's program),

  • Fulton Fall Folk Festival Hours

    Date:  October 18, 2024 through October 20, 2024 Location:  112 and 211 Lincoln Way East, McConnellsburg

    Friday Oct 18th & Saturday Oct 19th 10-4, Sunday October 20 1-4

  • Festival of Trees

    Date:  December 06, 2024 Location:  211 Lincoln Way East, McConnellsburg

    First 3 weekends of December, Friday & Saturday 4-8pm, Sunday 1-4pm
    (Dec 6-8, Dec 13-15, Dec 20-22)