NATIONAL RAILWAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
August 7-12, 2018
The City of Cumberland, Maryland welcomes the National Railway Historical Society for the 2018 National Convention. Those dates are Tuesday, August 7 through Sunday, August 12, 2018.
Our host hotel will be the Ramada Cumberland Downtown, 100 S. George St., Cumberland, Maryland 21502. Telephone number: 1-301-724-8800.
You will see a variety of railroad history as we tour different venues in and around Maryland, West Virginia and Pennsylvania. The traditional convention activities are planned, including two live steam trips, seminars, the annual banquet and the annual membership meeting. A night photo session is also planned at the Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad in Romney, West Virginia. There will also be the normal Advisory Council and Board of Directors' meetings. The convention will wrap up with a ride on the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad lunch train.
Some other sites to consider visiting include the Allegany County Courthouse, the Canal Place Heritage Area and the Washington Street Historic District.