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Barn Quilt Photo Contest Winners Announced

The challenge: To embrace one’s inner artist to capture the beauty of various barn quilts in their rural environment, looking for picturesque settings, not just the barn quilts in mind.  With that challenge in mind, forty-seven entries made up the  First Annual Frontier Barn Quilt Photography Contest.  Judged by Lisa Clevenger of Lisa’s Photo Creations and Cindy Glessner of the Fulton County Quilt Club, three winners and several honorable mentions were announced.  Angela McKelvy of Warfordsburg took the first prize of $200 with her photo of her landlord’s barn quilt “Pigeon Cove Cross.”  Second place and $150 went to Sophie… Read More

2017 FCHS Bus Tours a Great Success

The Fulton County Historical Society Bus Tours held during the 2017 Fulton Fall Folk Festival were great events enjoyed by many. Both the morning and afternoon tours were sold out and over 100 unique barn quilts were viewed in their rural and municipal settings. Folks from all over Pennsylvania and Maryland enjoyed the tours and many asked about our plans for next year’s tour(s). We wish to thank all those who joined us on the tours. It was a fun day for all of us involved in putting these tours together and we trust the tourists enjoyed the bus, the… Read More

Pennsylvania Welcome Centers

The Frontier Barn Quilt Trail of Fulton County, PA now has brochures available at all 14 of Pennsylvania’s Welcome Centers located along major Interstate Highways and Turnpikes. For more information see: http://www.visitpa.com/pennsylvania-welcome-centers Read More