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Do we belong to Dixie?

On November 14 1763, Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon began surveying the Mason-Dixon line between Maryland and Pennsylvania. The line was established to end a boundary dispute between the British colonies of Maryland and Pennsylvania/Delaware. The most serious...

Women workers on the C&O and B&O

The Crossroads of America exhibition, currently under construction on the first floor of Allegany Museum, is slated to open later this year. The Museum is proud that the exhibition will include women and people of color, who are often overlooked in historical...

Overlooked people on the National Road

The Crossroads of America exhibition, which is currently being constructed on the first floor of Allegany Museum, covers the history of the National Road. We are taking care to include people who have often been overlooked. For example, did you know that, in the...