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

The Parade Ground of Fort Cumberland

Occupied this site 1755

 
 
The Parade Ground of Fort Cumberland Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 28, 2009
1. The Parade Ground of Fort Cumberland Marker
Inscription. Here the Indian envoys were received before Braddock left for his defeat. In 1756-58 the garrison under Col. Washington was still reviewed here.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Location. 39° 39.063′ N, 78° 46.002′ W. Marker is in Cumberland, Maryland, in Allegany County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington St. and Prospect Square, on the left when traveling west on Washington St.. Click for map. 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); President Washington's Last Visit - 1794 (a few steps from this marker); Allegany County (a few steps from this marker); Cumberland (a few steps from this marker); The Fort Proper (within shouting distance of this marker); Gov. Lloyd Lowndes 1845 - 1905 (within shouting distance of this marker); Famous Personalities at Fort Cumberland (within shouting distance of this marker); Headquarters of George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Cumberland.
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable PersonsWar, French and Indian
 
The Parade Ground of Fort Cumberland Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 28, 2009
2. The Parade Ground of Fort Cumberland Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,210 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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