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527 Washington Street

 
 
527 Washington Street Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, August 21, 2021
1. 527 Washington Street Marker
Inscription.  
Built ca. 1865

Lowdermilk House

National Register
Historic Places

Washington Street
Historic District

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1860.
 
Location. 39° 39.127′ N, 78° 46.518′ W. Marker is in Cumberland, Maryland, in Allegany County. Marker is on Washington Street east of Brooke Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 527 Washington Street, 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. 528 Washington Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 519 Washington Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 516 Washington Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 515 Washington Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 601 Washington Street (about 300 feet away); 600 Washington Street (about 300 feet away); 602 Washington Street (about 400 feet away); 604 Washington Street (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland.
 
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Founder of Cumberland's first daily newspaper, William Lowdermilk was the builder of this home. He also was appointed as the postmaster of Cumberland by President Ulysses S. Grant and served this term for eight years.
 
527 Washington Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, August 21, 2021
2. 527 Washington Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 113 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 27, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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