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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.

38 Greene St., Cumberland, MD
Downtown, on the east side of Greene St., just north of its intersection with Bridge St.
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Washington's Headquarters at night.

George Washington's Headquarters

We stopped by in the evening and listened to the recording. It is well lit and kinda interesting in the dark. It is tucked in with so many other buildings.

[EC, 06/20/2022]

Available at night for your patriotic convenience.

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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