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Road Rally 2018

Barn Quilt Trail to Feature A Road Rally Event What do you get when you cross a scenic drive and an intense scavenger hunt? You get a Road Rally, one of the least expensive and most fun motorsports around! 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. 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… 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

Barn Quilt Tours Set For Fulton Fall Folk Festival

Scattered throughout Fulton County, visitors will find nearly 150 painted quilts mounted on barns, sheds, homes, and businesses along scenic roadways. The project is called the Frontier Barn Quilt Trail of Fulton County. It is meant to highlight Fulton County’s history, heritage and rural nature. Following three successful bus tours during last year’s Fulton Fall Folk Festival, the Frontier Barn Quilt Committee is sponsoring new tours for this year’s festival. The tours are set for Friday, October 20. They will go a little further afield, covering Taylor and Wells Township in the northern end of the county and Thompson, Bethel… Read More

Quilt Trail Photo Contest

The Frontier Barn Quilt Trail is announcing its first annual Barn Quilt Photo Contest. Embrace your inner artist and canvas Fulton County’s barn quilt trails to capture the beauty of the various barn quilts in their rural settings. The photographs will be displayed at this year’s Fulton Fall Folk Festival Art Show held in the county library.  Three prizes will be awarded: $200 First Place, $150 Second Place, $100 Third Place. In addition 2’ x 2’ barn quilts will be awarded to the winners. The contest is open to all amateur photographers and runs from August 28 through October 6,… Read More