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           Historical Society

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The Kings Jesters, musical trio: John Ravencroft, George Howard & Francis Bastow. Sang over WLW in Cincinnati, Ohio in the 1920's and with Paul Whiteman's Band in the late 1920's, did musical shows for NBC and CBS in Chicago in 1930's and 40's, formed their own band to play at hotels and nightclubs, then was on CBS staff in Chicago till the end of the 1960's.

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Fulton County Historical Society


We welcome you! Come and visit us at the Fulton County Museum.


Our museum, round barn museum and living history village are very easy to find. Located on US 31 only four miles north of Rochester, Indiana. Fulton County Museum is open Monday - Saturday from 9a.m. to 5 p.m., closed holidays.

Visit our  Fulton County Museum and Round Barn Museum, then stroll over to our living history village, called Loyal, which depicts the 1900-1925 time period. Come and see us during the Trail of Courage Living History Festival in September which depicts pre-1840 America, visit our Round Barn and our Fulton County Historical Power Show, come to the Redbud Trail Rendezvous  portraying the Midwest Frontier in April.

Experience frontier and pioneer life before 1840! Participate as a re-enactor, trader, etc.!  FCHS was founded to enable interactive and historical reenactments in our Rendezvous, museums, and our living history village called Loyal. All these events make history come alive while making it interesting, fun, and most importantly, relevant.

Famous for our Trail of Courage Living History Festival, Redbud Trail Rendezvous and Round Barn Museum, we are surrounded by historic round barns and located in the birthplace of the first Tarzan, Elmo Lincoln and other famous people. Offering around-the-clock accessibility to information about special events, project updates, volunteer opportunities, and event registrations, we invite you to visit often. Photographs, related news articles, as well as a calendar are included to enable you to be an active participant. Join us as we travel through the pages of history.


We welcome you! Come and visit us at the Fulton County Museum. 

FCHS Calendar

Fulton County Events



Fulton County Tourism

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