One-room cabin used by George Washington while an aide to General Braddock. Built 1754-1755, it is the only remaining structure of Ft. Cumberland.
Tells the story of the C&O Canal, boat building, coal industry and Cumberland as a transportation crossroad.
See how families lived and worked on the canal. On-board stable, hay house, captain's cabin. Donations accepted.
Bike the nearly level passage from Pittsburgh, PA to Cumberland on a world-class rail-trail. Continue to Washington, D.C. on the C&O Canal towpath for the "ride of your life."
Western Maryland's only regional professional theater presents musicals and dramas year-round. Group rates available.
Local history and genealogical resources covering Western Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
The museum begins with rare Ice Age fauna discovered in deep mountain caves, covers the arrival and lifeways of the region’s Native American populations and includes a rich cast of legendary frontiersmen.
Visit the 1867 mansion. Explore 3 floors of the furnished house. Virtual tour available, museum gift shop located in the carriage house.
A family owned business that bakes its own fresh dough daily.
Good old fashioned ice cream joint.
Casual dining for locals and visitors alike. We are under Lover's Leap in the scenic narrows.