Cumberland in Allegany County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Site of Fort Cumberland
Erected by State Roads Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Braddock’s Road and Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock marker series.
Location. 39° 39.048′ N, 78° 45.879′ W. Marker is in Cumberland, Maryland, in Allegany County. Marker is at the intersection of Greene St. and Washington 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 marker. This Tablet Marks the Site of Old Fort Cumberland (here, next to this marker); Alteration of the Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Abandonment of Ft. Cumberland (within shouting distance of this marker); Trenches and Tunnels / Army Discipline (within shouting distance of this marker); Perimeter of the Fort (within shouting distance of this marker); Col. Thomas Cresap French and Indian War (about 300 feet away); National Road Monument (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • Notable Persons • War, French and Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 7, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,580 times since then and 52 times this year. Last updated on March 16, 2012, by William Richard Harrison of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 7, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.