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George Washington's Headquarters

In Riverside Park, Greene St., Cumberland, MD
+1 301-777-5132
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Worth the Story

The cabin is closed off probably 95% of the year, only open on "special occasions. Any photo ops... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2015
Nigel D
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A Piece of history

Visiting headquarters of George Washington our 1st president is a great part of our American... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2015
Firefighter11_sue
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Cumberland, Maryland
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good33%
  • Average41%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
13 Feb 2017
“Small but historical”
6 Aug 2016
“Just a peek through the windows”
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In Riverside Park, Greene St., Cumberland, MD
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+1 301-777-5132
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Reviewed 24 August 2015

The cabin is closed off probably 95% of the year, only open on "special occasions. Any photo ops would likely be on the outside of the cabin, as you have to peer through a small, fingerprint-covered window to see the inside. The audio and monuments...More

2  Thank Nigel D
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Visiting headquarters of George Washington our 1st president is a great part of our American history. Just to see how times have changed. The making of the old log building.

2  Thank Firefighter11_sue
Reviewed 12 February 2015

Such a delightful piece of history in the small town of Cumberland MD. Always maintained well. Only wish they'd 'open' it to the public.

Thank Becky S
Reviewed 15 October 2014

Hard to get too. You must park at the visitor center and walk to it. No convenient parking. But worth it. G. Wash. used this building during his stay at Fort Cumberland before his ill fated trip with British General Edward Braddock during the French...More

2  Thank jay34144
Reviewed 15 October 2014

Was not overly impressive, but still interesting. The Bruce Inn where we stayed, we learned about Washington visiting that location. The headquarters is a small building with a mannequin of Washington reading his speech.

1  Thank sab97206
Reviewed 21 May 2014

This little log cabin was just a few paces away from the Cumberland railway station, so we usually take our guests to the George Washington cabin after our train ride. The cabin is well restored, preserved. It enables young and old to imagine how George...More

Thank roadwarrior96
Reviewed 18 May 2014

This small one room cabin is rather out of place by its surroundings but the recorded message is very informative about Gearge Washington and his cabin there. Also near the cabin is a monument to mark the starting point of the first National Road.

Thank ShannonTravers
Reviewed 24 November 2013

An interesting tidbit of historical significance. As long as you are in the area, it is worth a visit.

1  Thank F13fan
Reviewed 18 October 2013

Short walk from the Marriott Fairfield and a don't miss for history buffs and George Washington enthusiasts.

3  Thank RaineWestDeptford
Reviewed 14 October 2013

We enjoyed a brief visit here. We could only look in the windows but there was an audio that gave the history of the place.

2  Thank vjlj
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