Cumberland, Maryland

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Cumberland, Maryland, USA

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  • 1819 Brew House 301-777-7005
    12801 Ali Ghan Road NorthEast, Cumberland, MD 21502
    Built in 1819 as a tavern along the National Pike; hit by a cannonball in the Civil War. Open 11am-12M.  more info  map

  • Appalachian Collection 301-784-5276
    12401 Willowbrook Road Southeast, Cumberland, MD 21502-2596
    Local history and genealogical resources covering Western Maryland. more info  map

  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Paw Paw Tunnel 301-722-8226
    US 51, Cumberland, MD 21502
    Located Near Paw Paw, WV
    This Chesapeake & Ohio landmark tunnel cuts through 3,118 feet of rock, making it a major engineering feat. A towpath, park, and picnic facilities are on-site. more info  map

  • National Road & Narrows 301-777-5132
    North Centre Street, Cumberland, MD 21502
    The first federally funded highway in the United States, was re-routed in 1832 through the Narrows, a 1,000-foot natural gap between Wills and Haystack mountains. more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Allegany County Historical Society 301-777-8678
    218 Washington Street, Cumberland, MD 21502
    Victorian house with period and collection rooms used to develop exhibitions, programs, and events which relate to the history and traditions of the County and its... more info  map

  • Bell Tower Building 301-722-2820
    City Hall Plz
    Served as the police headquarters until 1936 and now houses the Allegany County Chamber of Commerce. more info  map

  • George Washington's Headquarters 301-722-2492
    Riverside Park at Green Street
    This log building served as George Washington's headquarters during the French and Indian War. Please call for schedule. more info  map

  • Gordon-Roberts House 301-777-8678
    218 Washington Street, Cumberland, MD 21502
    Historic home that features Victorian period furniture, antiques, and displays pertaining to Allegany County history, carriage house, formal garden, and Victorian gift... more info  map

  • History House 301-777- 8678
    218 Washington Street, Cumberland, MD 21502
    Victorian house that is a respository for hundreds of items of local and national significance. Open Tuesday thru Saturday, 11am-4pm. Sunday from 1:30-4pm(May-October) more info  map

  • Washington Street Historic District 301-777-5905
    Baltimore Street, Cumberland, MD 21502
    600 Block of Washington Street
    American architectural history from the Federal style through Georgian Revival periods. more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Allegany Arts Council Gallery 301-777-2787
    52 Baltimore Street, Cumberland, MD 21502
    Professional art gallery with rotating exhibits every six weeks. more info  map

  • Allegany Museum 301-777-7200
    3 Pershing Street, Cumberland, MD 21502
    This museum does a wonderful job of representing the region's unique heritage and contributions to our nation's development.  more info  map

  • F. Brooke Whiting Museum 301-777-7782
    632 Washington Street, Cumberland, MD 21502
    The F. Brooke Whiting Museum houses Brooke Whiting's Master Collection, which he amassed through inheritance, world traveling, and dealings with prestigious antique... more info  map

  • Mountain City Traditional Art Center 301-687-8040
    25 East Main Street, Frostburg, MD 21532
    Offers a selection of local artwork, handcrafted items, and Appalachian-based products. The center hosts a variety of classes and workshops and they periodically provide... more info  map

  • Thrasher Carriage Museum
    19 Depot Street, Frostburg, MD 21532
    One of the top three collections of horse-drawn vehicles in the United States, including carriages, wagons, and sleighs. Call for schedule. more info  map

  • Transportation and Industrial Museum 301-777-5905
    13 Canal Street, Cumberland, MD 21502
    Allegany County's rich transportation, industrial and cultural heritage is depicted in the hundreds of artifacts and numerous photographs contained in this museum. Call... more info  map

National Parks & Natural Wonders

  • C&O Canal National Park Exhibit Center 301-722-0542
    13 Canal Street, Cumberland, MD 21502
    A 3,200-foot exhibit center in Western Maryland Station which tells the story of the C&O Canal in Cumberland. Exhibits on boat building, the coal industry, and the area... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Heritage Koaches 301-777-0293
    37 Baltimore Street, Cumberland, MD 21502
    Horse-drawn carriages and trolley available for tours of historic Cumberland. more info  map

  • Western Maryland Scenic Railroad 301-759-4400
    13 Canal Street, Cumberland, MD 21502
    Take a 3-hour round trip from Cumberland to Frostburg on a Baldwin 1916 steam locomotive. Call for schedule.  more info  map

  • Westmar Tours 301-777-0293
    37 Baltimore Street, Cumberland, MD 21502
    A destination company offering package tours for schools, churches, motorcoach groups, family reunions, meetings and conventions. They also plan cruises and special... more info  map


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