Yesterday & Today in Fulton County
McConnellsburg, the county seat, is located on the Lincoln Highway in eastern Fulton County. Founded in 1786, this small town features several specialty shops as well as a historic district.
In 1850, the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives passed a bill creating Liberty County. Later, the name was changed in honor of the steamboat inventor, Robert Fulton from Lancaster, PA.
Along the Lincoln Highway, Fulton County is primarily mountainous and rural. Travelers are treated to several spectacular views along this stretch of the highway. There are also many outdoor activities, such as hunting, fishing, hiking, camping, golfing, and swimming, available throughout the county.