Fulton County Historical Society

Historical Markers in Fulton County, Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission places historical markers throughout the Commonwealth at the most notable points of historic interest. Below is information on some of these markers in Fulton County. For a complete listing of historical markers, click here.

Fort Coombe

Several years ago the site of the pre-Revolutionary War Coombs Fort was deeded to the Historical Society. This was one of the forted homes that settlers fled to during Indian attacks. Located just north of Hancock, Maryland the marker has disappeared, making the site difficult to find.

Fort Coombe marker

Big Spring Cemetery

The Big Spring Cemetery, burial place of the 1755 Great Cove Massacre victims, is maintained by members of the Society. The Great Cove Massacre was the second largest Indian massacre ever to occur in Pennsylvania.

Big Spring Cemetery