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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...

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...

Famous local historian

Will Lowdermilk is a name famous among local historians. Will H. Lowdermilk was born in Cumberland, January 7, 1839. He attended college and afterwards learned the art of printing.After fighting on the Confederate side in the Civil War, he returned to Cumberland,...