Fort Cumberland Trail

Fort Cumberland Trail (HMBLA)

Location: Cumberland, MD 21502 Allegany County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 38.985', W 78° 45.89'

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A new opportunity for outdoor recreation

— Fort Cumberland Trail —

This is an American Revolution bicentennial project to permanently record the history of one of the City of Cumberland's most historic sites, Fort Cumberland. The beautiful interpretive plaques tell the story and the attractive white rocks mark the boundaries of the fort according to Will Lowdermilk's "History of Cumberland." While persons learn, they will also enjoy walking in the wonderful outdoors of Cumberland.
This was truly a cooperative project for the entire area and credit for accomplishment should be extended to the City of Cumberland; Allegany County; the City, County, and State Bicentennial Commissions; the State Economic and Community Development Commission; Emmanuel Episcopal Church; First Church of Christ Scientist; Masonic Temple; and the many, many individuals who gave of their time, efforts, and work.
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Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 9:40am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 691773 N 4391271
Decimal Degrees39.64975000, -78.76483333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 38.985', W 78° 45.89'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 38' 59.10" N, 78° 45' 53.40" W
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Area Code(s)301, 240
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 36 Greene St, Cumberland MD 21502, US
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