Cumberland, Maryland: George Washington's Headquarters

Tiny log cabin was the HQ for then-British Colonel George Washington in the 1750s. Peer through the windows, see the Washington wax dummy inside.

Address:
38 Greene St., Cumberland, MD
Directions:
Downtown, on the east side of Greene St., just north of its intersection with Bridge St.
Phone:
301-759-6636
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Washington's headquarters cabin.

George Washington's Headquarters

This little log cabin in Riverside Park was the HQ for then-Colonel George Washington during the French and Indian War. Here he strategized his military moves and, according to the on-site signage, wrote love letters to his future wife Martha.

Some sources say the cabin was originally located on the hill across the street and moved to this park.

[Mike Gassmann, 11/14/2021]

You can't go inside, but you can peak through the windows of this 1750s cabin and see a life-size Washington wax dummy.

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