2013-04-25 / Local & State

Historical Society Announces Publication Of New Book


19th Century Chest and Chair Makers of Fulton County, Pa. 19th Century Chest and Chair Makers of Fulton County, Pa. Fulton County Historical Society is pleased to announce publication of the 2013 annual booklet, “19th Century Chest and Chair Makers of Fulton County, Pa.” The society would like thank Glenn Cordell for his research and the writing of this beautiful addition to the Historical Society’s annual series. The booklet has been reproduced in full color throughout, with more than 100 mostly full-color photos and illustrations. Although a majority of the photos included were taken by Glenn, the society would like to further thank all those who have submitted their photos and information that he was able to include.

Some names of workmen in this publication are the Bender Brothers and Stoners of Mc- Connellsburg, Will Truax and Joel Palmer of Belfast Township, R.F. Stunkard of Taylor Township, Bancroft Woodcock of Wells Township, Elijah Barton of Brush Creek Township, and others.

Copies may be obtained for $5 each at the county treasurer’s office, Fulton Antiques and the library or for $5 each, plus $2 shipping and handling, from Fulton County Historical Society, PO Box 115, McConnellsburg, PA 17233, or by paypal through the society’s Web site at www.fultonhistory.org.

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