News Releases From 2017
As part of Confederate History Month in April 2017, the CHCO installed a Confederate Hero's Monument at six soldier's graves in Rose Hill Cemetery on Fayette Street, Cumberland, MD. Pictured above is the main Confederate Monument erected in 1912 by the Ladies of Cumberland. Pictured at the base of the monument is the new plaque that the Cumberland Historic Cemetery Organization recently installed.
On Saturday April 22, 2017, CHCO member Dale Burgess gives an opening prayer during a Confederate History Month Ceremony at the CHCO Historic Pollock Cemetery. The Pollock Cemetery is located south of Cumberland in the Mexico Farms area.
CHCO President Ed Taylor, Jr. welcomes everyone.
Pictured below: Allegany County Tourism Director, Barb Buehl speaks to the group.
Renick Williams and CHCO President Ed Taylor, Jr. at the CHCO Headquarters before the Seymour - Brady Cemetery Tour. Taylor presents Williams with some iron works from the Brady house fireplace. Williams is a descendant of the Seymour family.
The Seymour - Brady Tour and Memorial Service April 1, 2017.
February 4, 2017
Late last year one of our longtime members died, Rosemary Chapman. She was buried at St. Mary Roman Catholic Cemetery, Uhl Highway off MD. RT. 51 south of Cumberland.