"C&O Canal National Historic Park" Cumberland Things to Do Tip by Tom_Fields
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At the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad station is a small museum of the C&O Canal, with an information center. This is a good start place for learning about the canal. From here, you can visit the re-created canal boat that is on display nearby. Beyond that, if you have time, take a hike along the Potomac River, which flows south of here. Also, across the river from the station is a small log cabin. During the French and Indian War, in 1754-55, a young aide to British General Braddock set up his temporary headquarters here. His name was George Washington.
Address: 13 Canal St, Cumberland, MD 21502
Directions: From I-68, take the downtown exit (43C), and follow the signs.
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