Cumberland in Allegany County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Riverside Park presently is part of the Fort Cumberland Trail. Herein are found many historical markers and exhibits commemorating our local heritage. These include the cabin (now restored) which served as a headquarters of Colonel George Washington during the French and Indian War period and a stone marker which honors Colonel Thomas Cresap and his family.
Location. 39° 38.985′ N, 78° 45.89′ W. Marker is in Cumberland, Maryland, in Allegany County. Marker is at the intersection of Greene St. and Bridge Street on Greene St.. Touch 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 Fort Cumberland Trail (here, next to this marker); Where the Road Began (here, next to this marker); National Road Monument (here, next to this marker); George Washington at Will’s Creek (a few steps from this marker); Headquarters of George Washington (a few steps from this marker); Col. Thomas Cresap (a few steps from this marker); Col. Joshua Fry (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old National Pike (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland.
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