Training for Children's Christmas Tours
Thursday, November 20th 12:00 pm
Each year we greet hundreds of children and their families, educators, girl scout troupes, researchers, and more. Be a part of the Christmas celebration this year and be trained to guide tours. A light luncheon to follow. Please call 301.777.8678 to confirm attendance.
Tree Lighting Open House
Friday, November 28th, 4-6 pm
Kick off the Downtown Cumberland Tree-lighting with a tour through the decorated Victorian mansion once lived in by a C&O Canal president, a violin maker, and a war hero. Free admission and goodies!
Victorian Christmas Tea (ticketed event)
Friday, December 12th, 12:00 pm.
A festive tea and luncheon buffet style inside the main floor of The Gordon-Roberts House. With musical entertainment by Angela Merrithew.
Washington Street Holiday Home Tour (ticketed event)
Saturday, December 13th 2-6 pm.
A popular event! You may purchase tickets to see the inside of a selected group of homes, museums and galleries on Historic Washington Street. Call 301.777.8678 or visit The Book Center in Downtown Cumberland for tickets.
This Christmas we offer you Free Admission to The Gordon-Roberts House to see and be part of the Centennial of The 1914 Christmas Truce.
The Gordon - Roberts House
218 Washington Street
Cumberland, MD 21502
The Union Grove One Room School was recently restored by the Allegany County Historical Society with a grant from the Maryland Historic Trust. The school
is used to give schoolchildren the opportunity to experience a day in a one room school. For additional information contact the Historical Society at 301-777-8678.