Nearby Historical Sites

George Washington's Office, Winchester, VA

Visit Colonel Washington's Office in Winchester, VA, used from September, 1755 through December, 1756 while Fort Loudoun was being built.  A real gem!

Fort Edwards Museum, Capon Bridge, WV

Visit an important link in the chain of Forts on the Virginia frontier during the French & Indian War.

Fort Bedford Museum, Bedford, PA

Visit a great museum about all things Bedford.

Fort Frederick, Big Pool, MD

Visit a colossal stone French & Indian war fort located in Big Pool, Maryland.

Allegany Museum, Cumberland, MD

On your way through Cumberland, check out the Allegany Museum right off I-68.  So much happened in this town, you'll just have to stop in and see!

Fort Ligonier, Ligonier, PA

This French & Indian war fort has an excellent museum with priceless collections.  A must see.

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George Washington's Office, Winchester, VA

Visit Colonel Washington's Office in Winchester, VA, used from September, 1755 through December, 1756 while Fort Loudoun was being built.  A real gem!

Fort Edwards Museum, Capon Bridge, WV

Visit an important link in the chain of Forts on the Virginia frontier during the French & Indian War.

Fort Bedford Museum, Bedford, PA

Visit a great museum about all things Bedford.

Fort Frederick, Big Pool, MD

Visit a colossal stone French & Indian war fort located in Big Pool, Maryland.

Allegany Museum, Cumberland, MD

On your way through Cumberland, check out the Allegany Museum right off I-68.  So much happened in this town, you'll just have to stop in and see!

Fort Ligonier, Ligonier, PA

This French & Indian war fort has an excellent museum with priceless collections.  A must see.

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Other Partner Links

Virginia Regiment - George Mercer's Company

Historical French & Indian War Re-enactment Group.

The French & Indian War Foundation

Preserving and interpreting the Colonial history of Virginia's Frontier.

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Other Nearby Attractions

Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad

Beautiful train ride through the Trough, where you're sure to see bald eagles.

Western Maryland Scenic Railroad

Journey Back Through Time.  Leaving Cumberland, the route travels west through a breach in the Allegheny Mountains over an iron truss bridge, around Helmstetter’s Horseshoe Curve and through the 914 foot Brush Tunnel under Piney Mountain.

C & O Canal National Park

Stop by the visitor's center to discover how the canal became a super-highway for goods and raw materials between Washington, DC and the west.  Hikers and cyclists love the towpath trail which leads from Washington to Cumberland, then on to Pittsburgh via the Great Allegheny Passage Trail.