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George Washington's Headquarters

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Address: In Riverside Park, Greene St., Cumberland, MD
Phone Number: 301/777-5132
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Such a delight

Such a delightful piece of history in the small town of Cumberland MD. Always maintained well. Only wish they'd 'open' it to the public.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 12, 2015
Becky S
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Cumberland, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

The cabin is closed off probably 95% of the year, only open on "special occasions. Any photo ops would likely be on the outside of the cabin, as you have to peer through a small, fingerprint-covered window to see the inside. The audio and monuments outside do tell you everything you need to know. Also, be sure to drive; if... More 

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Cumberland, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Visiting headquarters of George Washington our 1st president is a great part of our American history. Just to see how times have changed. The making of the old log building.

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Cumberland, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Such a delightful piece of history in the small town of Cumberland MD. Always maintained well. Only wish they'd 'open' it to the public.

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Cocoa, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Hard to get too. You must park at the visitor center and walk to it. No convenient parking. But worth it. G. Wash. used this building during his stay at Fort Cumberland before his ill fated trip with British General Edward Braddock during the French and Indian War

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Was not overly impressive, but still interesting. The Bruce Inn where we stayed, we learned about Washington visiting that location. The headquarters is a small building with a mannequin of Washington reading his speech.

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Ashburn, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

This little log cabin was just a few paces away from the Cumberland railway station, so we usually take our guests to the George Washington cabin after our train ride. The cabin is well restored, preserved. It enables young and old to imagine how George Washington lived during a time when this area was a true wilderness.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

This small one room cabin is rather out of place by its surroundings but the recorded message is very informative about Gearge Washington and his cabin there. Also near the cabin is a monument to mark the starting point of the first National Road.

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Long Branch, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

An interesting tidbit of historical significance. As long as you are in the area, it is worth a visit.

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West Deptford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Short walk from the Marriott Fairfield and a don't miss for history buffs and George Washington enthusiasts.

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Greensburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We enjoyed a brief visit here. We could only look in the windows but there was an audio that gave the history of the place.

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