May 4, 2013
Closed for private event
May 18, 2013
Closed after 1pm for private event
Feb. 9 ~ 1- 2:30
Spinning Wheel Fairy Tales
For children ages 5 and up. Participants will hear about spinning wheels written about in fairy tales, try hand spinning, and make a spinner game. Refreshments will be served. Advance ticket purchase is required by contacting the museum at 301-777-8678. Tickets are $10
Feb. 22 ~ 5-6pm
History Happy Hour
From 5-5:30 light refreshments will be served. Ansel Shircliffe will share George Washington in Cumberland from 5:30-6:00pm. A "behind the scenes" tour to include rarely exhibited artifacts on the third floor hallway and a demonstartion of the newly restored dumbwaiter will be offered at 6pm for those who wish to participate. Advance ticket purchase is required. Tickets are $7
||You're invited to a presentation of
From Animal House to Our House: a Love Story
by Ron Tanner
at the Gordon Roberts House, Cumberland, MD
Saturday, March 23, 2:00 PM
Join us for some hilarious tales and sound advice about restoring old houses -- includes an awesome slide show!
Hosted by the Allegany County Historical Society
Visit Ron and Jill at houselove.org
The museum also hosts the following on a monthly basis:
The fourth Friday tea social is held the fourth Friday of each month from
11:00-1:00. The speaker is first followed by a luncheon tea.
Advance ticket purchase is required.
Grandma's Scrap Bag - Suzanne Cawley
Mary Todd Lincoln - JoAnn Peterson
Gardens - Ginnie Decker & Charles Baker
Vintage Jewelry - Becky McClarran
Patriotic Glass - Kitty Crosten
Day In A One Room School - Amber Butcher
Treasures Roadshow Sign Up
Twelve Days of Christmas - Brenda Roby
Tickets for all special events must be purchased in advance. Please contact us
through the information below.
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.