Bring the whole family to the Western Maryland Railway Station at Canal Place (13 Canal Street) on Saturday, December 10 from 1 – 5 pm and enjoy a free Holiday Open House. Explore our historic train station filled with music, trees, and decorations. Bring the kids for a whimsical afternoon with a very merry Santa…

Are you located in a Certified Heritage Area? Are you interested in learning more about grants that are available for capital and non-capital projects relating to the preservation of historical, archeological, natural and cultural resources and heritage tourism? If so, you will want to attend one of the upcoming grant workshops or webinars that are…

Downtown Cumberland makes it easy to find the perfect gift and support local businesses while shopping for friends and family (or even yourself!) at the annual Moonlight Madness event on Thursday, December 8 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Every year, for one special evening during the holiday season, downtown stores stay open late and…

The Canal Place Preservation & Development Authority will not meet during December 2016. Their next regularly scheduled meeting will be on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 1:30 PM in the third floor conference room of the Western Maryland Railway Station at 13 Canal Street, Cumberland, MD 21502.

Nearly $2.7 million awarded by the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority CROWNSVILLE, MD (July 12, 2016) – The Hogan administration announced that 52 matching grants totaling $2,699,532 were awarded to Maryland non-profits, local jurisdictions and other heritage tourism organizations including museums, and historic preservation, natural resources, cultural, and educational organizations through the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority…