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Join Cumberland, Maryland as we recognize the “greatest generation” and their
sacrifices – both on the homefront and in battle.

Click here to download the 2011 Event Brochure.


2011 Event Highlights

  • Observe the daily life of military men and women at the Military Encampment
  • Ride the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad along with Abbott and Costello and Allied and Axis soldiers
  • Laugh to the comedy of Abbott and Costello
  • Meet WWII hero Sgt. Jack Womer, 29th Ranger & member of the Filthy 13
  • Have your Military Memorabilia appraised
  • Examine WWII vehicles and equipment
  • Explore homefront and military museum displays
  • Watch some of the finest in war movies
  • Attend the Cumberland premier of “Doughboy”
  • Listen to military veterans share their stories

Doughboy The Movie

Abbott and Costello

Rosie the Riveter Contest 2009




CGTW News Reel


For more information contact:

McClarran and Williams
320 Greene Street
Cumberland, MD 21502

  Cumberland Goes To War is made possible by the support of Downtown Cumberland Business Association, the Allegany County Department of Tourism, Western Maryland Scenic Railroad, the City of Cumberland, the men and women who preserve the history of our soldiers and our homefront and many generous residents of Allegany County who have shared their memories and family treasures.  
Rosie Click