Western Maryland Goes to War

On Thursday, Sept. 26, Allegany Museum will host a military display and preview an upcoming ABL Room, sponsored by Northrop Grumman, and honor US Army Sergeant Major Dennis Preston from Mount Savage. This event will open Western Maryland Goes to War, a tribute to...

One of the best antique vehicle collections in the USA

The Thrasher Carriage collection is a rare and extensive collection of horse-drawn vehicles dating to the late 1800s and early 1900s. The collection includes everything from milkman carts to luxurious sleighs used by the Vanderbilt family; from funeral hearses to the...

Celanese in Cumberland

The 1920s were big years for new manufacturing in Cumberland. As well as the opening of the Kelly-Springfield tire plant in 1921, the first spool of acetate yarn was spun in America at the newly built plant in Cumberland, Maryland on Christmas Day, 1924. The local...