Historical Sites

George Washington's Headquarters

There are many historically important sites in our region including George Washington's Headquarters, one of the oldest iron furnaces in the country, and the C&O Canal Visitors Museum. Be sure to save time to visit some of these unique places.

"The Narrows" is a compact, notched valley that Wills Creek has carved into Wills and Haystack mountains. The National Road passes through this steep, narrow river valley located in Cumberland.
The Allegany County Historical Society owns and operates three museum sites in the county.
Stop in for information about area attractions, directions, and maps.
Arts of Evergreen workshops are fun and highly personal art experiences which may be taken as a series or as individual classes, and are designed for everyone, whether experienced artists or those seeking personal creative development. An art background i
Barton, Maryland
Explore the rich history of the C&O Canal and Cumberland.
Learn about life in the heyday of the canal.
Maryland's first Certified Heritage Area
The Cumberland Historic Cemetery Organization is dedicated to preserving our area's rich historic heritage. For a list of cemeteries, locations, and guided tours, call 301-722-4624 or visit www.chco-online.org. Tours are held year-round.
Welcome to beautiful Historic Cumberland from the Western Maryland Heritage Association! Our website features downloadable walking tour podcasts of the major historic attractions in our city.
One of Cumberland's best-loved events. This tour includes a free trolley shuttle between homes.
Emmanuel Episcopal Church is a 19th century built on the site of Fort Cumberland. Features unique architecture, stained glass windows, original drawings and tours of Fort Cumberland tunnels. Pastor: Rev. Martha N. Macgill, Rector.
The Evergreen Mansion/Museum is located at the Evergreen Heritage Center.
Visit our grand historical Victorian hotel along the Historic National Road.
The one-room cabin used by George Washington.
The furnace, used to make dowels for the C&O Canal's lock walls, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Lonaconing Silk Mill
Town of Midland
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.
Cumberland's gateway to the West
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