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Settled at the banks of the Potomac River, Cumberland has watched time and development circulate via considering its days as a castle within the colonial wasteland. Ascending the throne because the "Queen of the Alleghenies," town turned an important transportation and business hub during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Serving because the start line for the nationwide street, the western terminus of the C&O Canal, and a massive hyperlink alongside the B&O and Western Maryland Railroads, Cumberland attracted dozens of industries that churned out glass, textiles, tires, or even neighborhood brews. Prosperity and progress started to reshape town, and shortly specified neighborhoods came across their very own identities whereas preserving their robust hyperlinks to Cumberland as a complete. regardless of a post-war decline in its business area, Cumberland remains to be a colourful city of hardworking those that stay happy with their wealthy background and traditions. chosen from various neighborhood assets, photos in photos of the US: Cumberland supply designated and noteworthy perspectives of the folk and locations that experience outlined Cumberland during the last one hundred fifty years.

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