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At last! We reopen Tuesday September 1

Allegany Museum is delighted to announce that the second floor of the Museum at 3 Pershing Place, Cumberland, will be open once more! After months of closure because of our concern for public and volunteer safety in the face of the Covid 19 pandemic, the Board decided...

St Patrick’s Day Flood

St Patrick’s day 1936 was a day never to be forgotten.Rainfall during the first two weeks of March 1936, combined with melting snow combined with a major storm which had originated in Texas. The storm resulted in heavy downpours with five inches in the Wills...

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...