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Cumberland, Maryland (Clubs, Taverns and Saloons)

Clubs, Taverns and Saloons Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information


On January 12, 1912, the Cumberland Matinee Club was organized at the Windsor Hotel with 31 charter members. A series of matinee events were to be held at the Cumberland Horse Race Track.

In 1907 a group of young people had a club called The Jolly Germans and on February 9 gave a dance at the Pelican Club Hall.

On October 7, 1920, the Taylor Athletic Association held a dance in the new gymnasium of the N and G Taylor Tin Plate Company. This club had a championship basketball team. When the Tin Mill moved from Cumberland, the Athletic Club disbanded.

During the 192O's the Patriotic Order, Sons of America, Washington Camp No. 62, had a 42 piece marching band. Their lodge rooms were on the third floor over the Capitol Theatre on Baltimore Street.

The Knights of Columbus organized in 1902. The first lodge rooms were on South Liberty Street, then moved to North Mechanic Street after purchase of the Inn Hotel building in 1912, where the K. of C. had lodge rooms and social quarters. When the building was razed in 1973, the K. of C. bought property on Christie Road where a lodge room and social quarters are now located.

The American Legion, Fort Cumberland Post #13, had its home on Harrison Street. The Henry Hart Post of the Veterans of Foreign Wars was on Union Street and the Fulton Myers Post of the American Legion on North Mechanic Street near Market Street. All have social quarters as well as meeting rooms.

The Fraternal Order of Eagles #245 organized in 1902 on Baltimore Street, then moved to North Mechanic and Frederick Streets, then across the street on North Mechanic Street, where it had meeting rooms and social quarters.


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Miller, Herman J.

Mayor and Council, City of Cumberland


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27 x 20 cms

Stegmaier, Harry

Cumberland (Md.), history

Cumberland (Md.), 1700-1976

Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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