Coming of Age: Washington in Western Maryland

A presentation and lecture by historical researcher Chris Logsdon, Wednesday, 1 May 2019 6 to 8 pm, East Gate Masonic Lodge No. 216, 15 Greene Street, Cumberland, Maryland 21502 George Washington’s experiences in Western Maryland had no small part in shaping his...

For International Women’s Day: Charlotte Browne at Fort Cumberland

You probably know about General Braddock, but have you heard about Charlotte Bristowe Browne? Not likely. But Browne was an essential member of General Edward Braddock’s army, and the first nurse to serve at Fort Cumberland. In 1754, as Matron of the General Hospital...