2011-07-28 / Local & State

Auction Will Sell Old And New Items


New items are being donated daily for the August 13 Jail Restoration benefit auction. New items are being donated daily for the August 13 Jail Restoration benefit auction. A number of rare items will be sold to the highest bidder at a public auction at the Hustontown Firehall on Saturday evening, August 13, to benefit exterior renovation taking place at the old 1851 Fulton County Jail building.

An early spinning wheel, flax wheel, yarn wheel, bench vise and scythe were donated from the local VFW collection. A walnut gateleg table, an oil lamp and a signed Tucker print of the Fulton House and the courthouse show scenes from the 1800s to add decorating interest in your home.

New items include a gift necklace from McLaughlin Drug Store, mint-condition Barbie Heartstring Angel and Harpist Angel dolls never removed from their box, new handcrafted buckets and baskets, a metal rooster, hand-knit items, folk kitchen lamp, paintings, prints and an unused pair of Muck boots size 8 men/ 9 women.

Some quality used items include Spalding golf clubs with cart and a Bose radio CD with remote. Gift certificates include ice cream from Gordon’s, $50 gas or food certificates good at Sheetz, a night’s stay at The Hayloft with breakfast at Compton’s B&B, and two admission tickets to the Heinz History Center.

A silent auction opens at 3:30 and closes at 5:30, followed by a meal, then a traditional bidding auction at 6:30 with Lyle Reed. The public is invited to both auctions at no cost, but reservations at $10 for the meal need to be made a week in advance with checks mailed to the Fulton County Historical Society, Box 115, McConnellsburg, PA 17233 or dropped off at the Fulton County Commissioners’ Office along with any additional auction dona-

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