Canal Place

Courtesy: National Park Service

State OKs Renovation Of Old Factory At Canal Place

The state will help renovate of an old factory building in Cumberland as part of the Canal Place tourism development.


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O’Malley’s Budget Includes Canal Place Funds

Gov. Martin O’Malley is offering a helping hand to the struggling Canal Place heritage area in downtown Cumberland.



Delegate Says Md. Shouldn’t Control Canal Place

A state delegate from western Maryland says the state should give up control of the struggling Canal Place tourism development in downtown Cumberland.



C&O Canal Basin In Cumberland Springs A Leak

The National Park Service says it’s considering closing a leaky Chesapeake and Ohio Canal turning basin at the center of a state-owned tourism development in downtown Cumberland.



Canal Place ‘Needs To Be Finished’

This June will mark one year on the job for Dee Dee Ritchie, the executive director for the Canal Place Preservation and Development Authority, who remains committed to overcoming the myriad of challenges accompanying the operation of the tourism hub.


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Cumberland’s Canal Place Faces Funding Issue

Cumberland’s Canal Place tourism project is facing state funding questions after struggling for years to achieve its goals.


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Western Md.’s Canal Place May Expand Its Reach

Managers of a site featuring shops, restaurants and historical attractions in Cumberland are looking to expand the project’s reach.