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Westernport Heritage Society

Historical Society

The historical society operates a small museum in Westernport recounting the community's industrial history and showcasing a collection of railroad artifacts. The Westernport Heritage Society Museum was founded in 1996 when the local Western Maryland Railroad Station was acquired by the Town of Westernport for use as a museum. Initially, a collection of railroad artifacts was gathered and cataloged for use by its members. In the years since, the museum has become the historical focal point for the entire Tri-Towns region, as it houses memorabilia from the three communities surrounding the North Branch of the Potomac River: Westernport and Luke, Maryland as well as Piedmont, West Virginia. The region is steeped in industrial history not only representing three railroads but coal mining and papermaking as well.

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Westernport Heritage Society
117 Maryland Ave.
Westernport MD 21562

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