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$2,500 Grants Available to Small Museums

By | 2017-10-12T07:43:54+00:00 October 12th, 2017|News|

USFFM is delighted to offer four $2,500 grants to small museums.  Attached is the form for your members to use in applying for such a grant.  The applications will be distributed to our members on December 6 for selection of the four grantees by December 20. Photographs are always welcome, and your members may submit their application by

Rehabilitation Tax Credit Workshop Set For October 17

By | 2017-10-03T13:58:26+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|News|

WHO: Homeowners and Commercial Property Owners WHERE: Allegany Museum 3 Pershing St. Cumberland, MD WHEN: Tuesday, October 17th 6:30PM MARYLAND HISTORICAL MARYLAND HISTORICAL MARYLAND HISTORICAL TRUST REHABILITATION TAX CREDIT WORKSHOP Whether you are planning to rehabilitate your primary or secondary residence or a commercial property, there are state incentives that may help. Join us for

Movie Under The Stars Set For September 30

By | 2017-09-11T10:57:27+00:00 September 11th, 2017|News|

Canal Place will host Movies Under The Stars this Saturday, September 30 at dusk. Featured movie will be Moana, 2016 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy-adventure film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The film is Rated PG – Parental Guidance Suggested, some material may not be suitable for children.

African American Civil Rights (AACR) History and Preservation Grants Available

By | 2017-08-03T10:21:08+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|News|

There is $8.4 million available to: County governments Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education State governments Public and State controlled institutions of higher education Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)

Steely Dan Tribute: Not Reely Dan, Performing Saturday Night at Canal Place

By | 2017-07-31T13:45:30+00:00 July 31st, 2017|News|

Saturday night Cumberland Comes Alive at Canal Place with a free concert presented by Burgmeier’s Hauling. Not Reely Dan, a Tribute to Steely Dan will take the stage at Canal Place on Saturday, August 5 at 8 pm. Not Reely Dan began performing in the Cumberland area during the summer of 2017. Formed by Jim

Talent Showcase Set at Canal Place

By | 2017-07-27T10:53:02+00:00 July 27th, 2017|News|

The Miss Frostburg, Mountain City & Miss Preston Fest Scholarship Program will host a “Talent Showcase” featuring Miss Maryland’s Class of 2017 On August 12, 2017 from 6:30 until 9 p.m. on the Festival Grounds Stage at Canal Place in Cumberland. Titleholders from across the State will be performing their talent featured during the Miss

C&O Canal Trust Launches New Mobile App to Help Visitors Explore C&O Canal National Historical Park

By | 2017-07-27T09:33:10+00:00 July 27th, 2017|News|

“C&O Canal Explorer” App Available for Android and Apple Platforms The C&O Canal Trust announces the release of its new mobile app, “C&O Canal Explorer,” to aid users in exploring the 184.5 miles and 20,000 acres of the C&O Canal National Historical Park. The app is available for download on both Android and Apple devices

C&O Canal Invites Visitors to Join Ongoing Park Summer Programs

By | 2017-07-20T09:56:28+00:00 July 20th, 2017|News|

The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park invites the public to join our park interpreters to discover the canal’s fascinating, and sometimes overlooked, stories and history. All programs are free and suitable for visitors of all ages. Cumberland Area: On Fridays from 12 pm to 4 pm, the replica canal boat “The Cumberland” is