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Lonaconing’s “Lefty”

Robert Moses “Lefty” Grove  was born on March 6, 120 years ago. Lefty, a native son of Lonaconing, was a professional baseball pitcher who became a star with Philadelphia Athletics and Boston Red Sox. One of the greatest pitchers in history, Grove led...

It’s all happening on the first floor!

Exciting!The Crossroads of America on Allegany Museum’s first floor is moving quickly towards completion! “Crossroads” will present a permanent display exploring the National Road, the railroad, and the C&O Canal. It will include interactive...

Celebrate George!

February 11 -or 22nd (!) is George Washington’s birthday.The young George Washington visited our area at important points in his life and career.In March 1748, during his time as a surveyor, he wrote of visiting the Cresap home at the mouth of the South Branch...