Fort Cumberland Trail: The Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Masonic Hall next door and County Courthouse several blocks away are all on land occupied by Fort Cumberland. The walking Trail is several blocks with markers along the way, also indicating where the next marker will be. The walk is not steep but it is over an hour to cover all the ground and see the historical features described. Washington's Headquarters were removed from the fort location to its current location. This fort was mainly of significance during the French Indian war 1756-1763. George Washington was at this location six times from 1748 as a young surveyor to his last visit in 1794 when he reviewed to troops as general Washington. Each marker tells a story about the events at that place. It should be a reviewable site. Very worthy of your time

Trail Map




Check out the Allegany County Museum. It is located on Pershing Street in Cumberland's Downtown. It is free and runs on donations. This museum is located in Cumberland's old circut courthouse and is pretty top notch. The inside is beautiful and displays are very informative. They offer walking tours of Cumberland. PRO TIP- They have the city's best public restrooms!