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George Washington's Headquarters

In Riverside Park, Greene St., Cumberland, MD
+1 301-777-5132
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Nice, but only a minute necessary.

This is a reconstruction of Washington's headquarters. It's a very small one-room cabin. Not much... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
cumberland, md
Small but historical

You'd miss it unless you were seeking it out. It's just a small building… shed-sized by today's... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
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13 Feb 2017
“Small but historical”
6 Aug 2016
“Just a peek through the windows”
In Riverside Park, Greene St., Cumberland, MD
+1 301-777-5132
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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.

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
Reviewed 4 November 2015

I would not go out of way to visit this small building and surrounding area...but when you are in Cumberland, it is worth walking around town including this attraction. If you are expecting something large based on the name, you might be disappointed.

1  Thank SixpackDC
Reviewed 25 August 2015

The cabin is closed off probably 95% of the year, only open on "special occasions. Any photo ops would likely be on the outside of the cabin, as you have to peer through a small, fingerprint-covered window to see the inside. The audio and monuments...More

2  Thank Nigel D
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