1 Frostburg A&E District
Eight miles west of Cumberland on the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad route, historic Frostburg is best known as the home of Frostburg State University. The university is actually part of Frostburg’s Arts and Entertainment District. Like Cumberland, the Appalachian town of Frostburg has emerged as an arts destination and is generating great excitement. The A&E District in Frostburg is managed by FrostburgFirst.
2 The Palace Theatre
The Palace Theatre is a landmark in Frostburg, it is more than just a vintage theatre showing a mix of classic, indy, documentary and foreign films in addition to hosting music, plays and speakers.The shows it presents, the experiences of people connecting with those events, are woven into the texture of lives of the people in Frostburg.
3 Thrasher Carriage Museum
Top-notch collection of horse-drawn vehicles representing every walk of life from the milkman to the statesman. The collection, which includes pleasure vehicles, funeral wagons, sleighs and carts, is on display in the 19th century warehouse. Visitors will enjoy browsing in the General Store gift shop too.
4 Allegheny Trail House B&B
Registered as a historic property, the well-known Shaffer House has found a new identity as the Allegheny Trail House, Frostburg’s first and only farm-to-table bed and breakfast. The B&B is located in historic downtown Frostburg – within walking distance to the Frostburg State University campus, unique restaurants, shops and drinking establishments. Best of all, it is a short pedal from the Great Allegheny Passage, with the local trailhead situated just a half-mile or so from the B&B.