Historical Societies ~ Fulton County


Fulton County Historical Society

Box 115, McConnellsburg, PA 17233

Phone: (717-485-3134)

Hours: Thursdays, year-round 1:00-4:00pm, 7:00-9:00pm

Website: http://www.fultonhistory.org/


  The Fulton County Historical Society is primarily research oriented, but it does maintain a few rooms as a museum for display of Fulton County artifacts. The society collects and maintains family files donated by patrons and members of the society. It also maintains published and unpublished family histories, county histories and item such as cemetery lists and church records. The society collects microfilm copies of newspapers from the region along with U.S. Census returns for Fulton County and some surrounding counties. The society also maintains a complete set of the published Pennsylvania Archives.

Fulton County Public Library

227 N. First St., McConnellsburg, PA 17233

Phone: (717-485-5327)

Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00am-6:00pm, Tuesday 9:00am-9:00pm, Saturday 9:00am-4:00pm


  The Fulton County Public Library maintains a section on genealogical and historical subjects pertaining to the region. The collection includes Fulton County history books along with books for the surrounding counties. The library also maintains family records including published and unpublished family histories.