A golden treasure is lost

The Gold Nugget Museum was, like Allegany Museum, a volunteer-run repository of local history. It focused on the Gold Rush and local mining history. It was in Paradise, a forested community, which historically attracted loggers and prospectors searching for new...

Allegany Museum honors Cumberland’s firefighting history

Allegany Museum honors Cumberland’s firefighting heroes with its exhibit of artifacts, vehicles, equipment, photographs, and a narrative of the story of fire fighting in Cumberland. Cumberland installed its first municipal water system, including fire plugs and water...