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George Washington's Headquarters

In Riverside Park, Greene St., Cumberland, MD
+1 301-777-5132
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Gearge Washingtons HQ originally located in the walls of Ft Cumberland but moved to Riverside... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Greenville, SC
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This is a relocated historical building, although they never mentioned from the plaques unless I... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
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In Riverside Park, Greene St., Cumberland, MD
+1 301-777-5132
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Gearge Washingtons HQ originally located in the walls of Ft Cumberland but moved to Riverside Park. He actually slept here!

Thank bfstacy
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This is a relocated historical building, although they never mentioned from the plaques unless I missed one whether this is a complete recreation or a restored structure. Apparently it was originally located on church hill above where it is now. This is a 1750's historical...More

Thank Preatorian54
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is a reconstruction of Washington's headquarters. It's a very small one-room cabin. Not much to see. No restrooms. No programs on a regular basis. Commemorates a significant historical event. Something that should be there, but it's only a very brief visit.

1  Thank kaykyserkenny
Reviewed 13 February 2017

You'd miss it unless you were seeking it out. It's just a small building… shed-sized by today's standards. Amazingly, the father of our country comfortably worked out of a space like this. The door was locked but you can open the window shutter and see...More

Thank Hatzlacha
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This place is best seen while waiting at the traffic light at Greene and Bridge St. Or, you can park at the Western Maryland Station and walk to it via a pedestrian bridge. The pace is very small. You can read the interpretive materials and...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We stopped by on one of our walks to see this little cabin used by our great leader. You can't go in but the windows provide an ample view of the contents.

Thank Maggie B
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We were lucky enough to have the DAR of Cumberland open the headquarters for our viewing during a special dedication of the Cresap Society Brick Project Dedication. The building is small but contained everything that George Washington needed. The interior was well stocked with authentic...More

Thank mrskemosabe
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Was open during our family reunion so we were able to go inside. Small but interesting and informative.

Thank Carla L
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

It doesn't take much time to stop in and peek through the windows of this cabin. If you are lucky, you just might see general Washington inside.

Thank IndySig
Reviewed 23 November 2015

George Washington's headquarters is a small log cabin in a park on the banks of the Potomac River in downtown Cumberland, next to the monument for the beginning of the National Road. It is not a very impressive structure and would not even had much...More

Thank Paul S
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