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Rochester - Fulton County Historical Society

37 East 375 North

FCHS was founded in 1963 with its first location at the old Rochester Depot. In 1985, FCHS purchased acreage along U.S. 31, which is its present location. Through the years, donations of a round barn, print shop, chicken house, 1832 Polke house/stagecoach inn, windmill, the relocation of the Rochester depot and log cabin, and building projects such as a foot bridge and blacksmith shop have formed the nucleus of a Living History Village called Loyal, Indiana, which portrays the period of 1900-1925.

Come and visit us at the Fulton County Museum. Our museum, round barn museum and living history village are very easy to find. The museum feature the Barnhart Gallery which offers special exhibits, a reference room, seventeen display rooms of Fulton County living, the round barn museum, and a gift shop which sells books, Indian crafts, jewelry, pottery, paper dolls, and old-time toys.


Michelle Minisan

Monday, Dec. 18, 2017
Love this place!! Very knowledgeable staff. Great grounds. We go every September. It's worth the trip!!

Shana Conforti

Sunday, March 18, 2018
It's very historical and it's has a nice space to have a party.

jonathan schiller

Saturday, March 17, 2018
Great place to visit. Especially when an event is going on.

Shanan Shafer

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Went to an event there. Very nice facility

Audrey Wood

Saturday, June 24, 2017
I love this museum. They work on donations​ and volunteers and they have learned to stretch every dollar. It's well worth stopping by to see. They really have some great displays. Do not miss the trail of courage in the fall. Well worth every penny to get in. And it is living history at it's best.

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