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Frederick and Western Maryland Sights

George Washington's Headquarters

  • Washington and Greene Sts. Map It
  • Building/Architectural Site

Updated 12/31/1969

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In a log cabin about the size of an ice-cream stand, the man who would become America's first president mapped out strategies during the French and Indian War (1754–63). George Washington's Headquarters, the only remaining structure from Fort Cumberland, was used by the patriot when he was an aide to General Braddock. The 250-year-old cabin contains a simple bed, desk, and fireplace, which can be viewed from outside through large windows. A walking tour that continues

along the canal begins here.

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Sight Information

Address:

Washington and Greene Sts., Cumberland, Maryland, 21502, United States

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Phone:

301-777–5132

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • By appointment.

Updated 12/31/1969

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