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Road Rally 2018

The Frontier Barn Quit Trail of Fulton County, in conjunction with the Susquehanna Region of the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA), is sponsoring the Inaugural Frontier Barn Quilt Trail Road Rally on October 6, 2018 10:30 a.m. To promote the accomplishment of the Frontier Barn Quilt Trail obtaining status as the largest of its kind in the state, the Rally route will enable both local and out of county participants to enjoy a large selection of the barn quilt blocks featured on the trail. This Rally will be an event officially sanctioned by the Susquehanna Region of the SCCA,… Read More

Frontier Barn Quilt Trail Bus Tour 2018

We will be touring nearly 40 new and unique barn quilts, and we are also offering two festivals for one. Yes, not only will you get to enjoy the Fulton Fall Folk Festival, but we will also be visiting the Akersville Fall Festival. Over 50 vendors featuring a broad spectrum of crafts, apparel, antiques, vintage farm equipment and more will be set up on the ball field. Lunch will be available featuring delicious homemade soups, sandwiches and desserts and all by donation only. The community volunteers use these funds for the upkeep of the historic two story School House, the… Read More

Barn Quilt Photo Contest Winners Announced 2017

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