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

Allegany County

 
 
Allegany County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1794.
 
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. Marker is on Courthouse wall. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cumberland MD 21502, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Allegany County Library (a few steps from this marker); On this Site Originally Stood the 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
Allegany County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, March 28, 2009
2. Allegany County Marker
Second Court House
This site - Act of 1833 - Completed 1841
Third 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
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this page online
this marker); Famous Personalities at Fort Cumberland (within shouting distance of this marker); Cumberland (within shouting distance of this marker); Allegany County Academy (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland.
 
Allegany County Court House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, March 28, 2009
3. Allegany County Court House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 31, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 29, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,212 times since then and 12 times this year. Last updated on August 30, 2020, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 29, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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May. 26, 2022