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Barn Quilt Photo Contest Winners Announced 2018

Winners of Photo Contest 2018 The 2018 Barn Quilt Photo Contest entries were displayed at the Fall Folk Festival Art Show at the Fulton County Library.First Place winner was Sophie Cutshaw of Mercersburg with her late afternoon photo of the Henry family's block "Rural Felicity"in Clear Ridge, Dublin Township.Second place went to April Leese's "Gem Bridge Star"located on Gem Bridge Road in Belfast Township.Third Place went to Tom Duffy of Todd Township.Honorable Mention went to Jean Price, Sam Jackson, Linda Crampton, and Cormac Houpt. Read More

Volunteers for Barn Quilt Book of Fulton County

  The Frontier Barn Quilt Trail Committee is working to produce a full color book of the over two hundred barn quilts located throughout our beautiful county. With the Frontier Barn Quilt Trail being the largest Barn Quilt Trail in the state of Pennsylvania, we feel it appropriate to produce a quality product that folks can enjoy for years to come.   The book will include both up-close and landscape pictures of each quilt along with the story that each barn quilt host has written about their creation(s). The stories share faimily and local history, personal interests, dedications, the past… Read More

Road Rally 2018 Results

The Frontier Barn Quilt Trail and the Susquehanna Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) held the first Frontier Barn Quilt Trail Road Rally Saturday October 6th. Starting at the Fulton County fairgrounds a mix of car enthusiasts began a 59 mile scavenger hunt. The drive featured 37 of Fulton County’s 200-plus barn quilts and five checkpoints. Each team consisted of a driver and a navigator to wind through the scenic route in order to find answers to questions. The rally was not based on speed but on answers to the questions. The weather started with a foggy day where many… Read More

2018 Barn Quilt Bus Tour to Akersville Success

The Fulton County Historical Society Barn Quilt Tour for 2018 was a great success. We had 2 buses, with 80 people, a beautiful day, and saw over 70 barn quilts. With our expert narrators, Mike Crampton and Dick Miller that added to all of the rich history of the county. We stopped in Akersville and had a great homemade lunch in the Akersville Community Church. They had over 50 vendors and even had a French fry vendor that actually made fries over an open fire in a kettle. There was plenty of homemade deserts and peach ice cream along with… 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