General

The furnace, erected in 1837, used coal and coke rather than charcoal to make iron; an early-American success. The Iron Furnace is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Discovering and restoring the history of our town.
Mt. Savage is home of the first iron rail rolled in America. Visit the Mt. Savage Museum, Bank, Jail, Union Mining Co. Building and Old Iron Furnace Area.
Constructed in 1811, the National Road, the first federally funded road, made Cumberland "The Gateway to the West", establishing mile marker one.
Old Bedford Village offers a rich variety of educational and entertainment activities. Visitors of all ages will enjoy our military and civilian re-enactments, colonial crafts, festivals, murder mystery evenings, and more!
Spruce Forest Artisan Village opens resident craft artists studios to the public.
This memorial contains the names of more than 5,000 fallen soldiers from the Gulf War, Afghanistan, and Iraq.
Frontier home of Captain Michael Cresap, built in 1764. One of only 100 structures listed in "Colonial and Historical Homes of Maryland." Authentic centerpiece of pre-Revolutionary building in Allegany County.
Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 172 Museum is a moving tribute based on the experiences of Chapter 172's members during the Vietnam War. The museum represents our story told through pictures, letters and the personal collections of many members
Buildings on this tree-shaded street span American architectural history from the Federal style through Georgian Revival.
Uncover the heritage of Western Maryland with us.