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Cumberland in Allegany County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Allegany County

 
 
Allegany County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 28, 2009
1. Allegany County Marker
Inscription.
Created by Act of December 25, 1789
First court held
April 25, 1791, at home of John Graham
North Mechanic Street - Andrew Bruce, Judge
Second court held at
Faw's Tavern, Greene Street
First Court House,
just opposite, Act of 1793 occupied 1799

 
Location. 39° 39.058′ N, 78° 46.015′ W. Marker is in Cumberland, Maryland, in Allegany County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Washington Street and Prospect Square. Click for map. Marker is on Courthouse wall. Marker is in this post office area: Cumberland MD 21502, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Allegany County Library (a few steps from this marker); Headquarters of George Washington (a few steps from this marker); The Parade Ground of Fort Cumberland (a few steps from this marker); President Washington's Last Visit - 1794 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Fort Proper (within shouting distance of this marker); Famous Personalities at Fort Cumberland (within shouting distance of this marker); Cumberland (within shouting distance of this marker); Gov. Lloyd Lowndes 1845 - 1905 (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Cumberland.
 
Categories. Government
 
Allegany County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 28, 2009
2. Allegany County Marker
Second Court House
This site - Act of 1833 - Completed 1841
Thire Court House
Act of 1872 - burned January 5, 1893
Present Court House completed 1894
This tablet erected in 1937
Sesqui-centennial year
City of Cumberland
Allegany County Court House image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 28, 2009
3. Allegany County Court House
 
 
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