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  • Appalachian Culture | The Appalachian Independent
    and Appalachia Hummel has performed at a variety of festivals including the Country Gospel Music Association Convention and has recorded eight albums Cory Wharton a Cumberland native blends bluegrass country western and traditional folk Discover Historic Rolling Mill Appalachian Culture Appalachian Culture Written by Chris Stevens Wednesday 16 March 2016 20 36 DISCOVER HISTORIC ROLLING MILL The Architect Designed Homes by Wright Butler 227 Cecelia Street 408 410 Park Street by Aaron May 404 Park Street and by J S Seibert 404 Park Street The City of Cumberland and the Cumberland Economic Development Corporation an instrumentality of City government plan to demolish portions of the historic Rolling Mill neighborhood to build incompatible and economically unsustainable low density sprawl Proponents of demolition have suggested that the buildings are not historic so in an effort to better understand what may be lost we ll be sharing short stories about many of these threatened properties 227 Cecelia Street designed by Wright Butler Although most of the houses MCTA to Host Reception and Exhibit Meet Home Ground Appalachian Culture Appalachian Culture Written by FSU News and Media Services Friday 26 February 2016 15 52 Mountain City Traditional Arts will host a reception and exhibit titled Meet Home Ground on Wednesday March 9 at 7 p m at 25 E Main St in Frostburg The exhibit produced by FSU students enrolled in Sociology of the Environment features documentation and interviews conducted in the fall by Folklore in Appalachia students The event is free and open to the public Meet Home Ground will provide area residents with the opportunity to learn more about the program offerings and experiences that Home Ground supports Home Ground is an Allegany County based organization committed to bringing people together to enjoy the outdoors and to appreciate the vital role of

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  • MCTA Songwriters’ Showcase to Feature Folk Musicians Loretta Hummel and Cory and Heather Wharton | The Appalachian Independen
    tri state residents for many years Her songs focus on spreading the love of God friends and Appalachia Hummel has performed at a variety of festivals including the Country Gospel Music Association Convention and has recorded eight albums Cory Wharton a Cumberland native blends bluegrass country western and traditional folk music in his emotional performance honoring Appalachian heritage Cory writes songs that local people can relate to and that call on true stories and inspiring fictional ones His songs have been recorded by a variety of artists including Blue Moon Rising and The East Tennessee Bluegrass Pride Band Cory s wife Heather is an award winning fiddle champion and vocalist Dedicated to the education sales documentation and perpetuation of the traditional arts in the mountain region MCTA is a program of Frostburg State University with support from FrostburgFirst the Allegany Arts Council and the Maryland Traditions Program of the State Arts Council For more information email This e mail address is being protected from spambots You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 301 687 8040 FSU is committed to making all of its programs services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities To request accommodations through the ADA

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  • MCTA Songwriters’ Showcase to Feature Folk Musicians Loretta Hummel and Cory and Heather Wharton | The Appalachian Independen
    St in Frostburg This is event is free and open to the public with a suggested donation of 15 Hummel an Allegany singer songwriter and ordained music minister has been bringing her country bluegrass and gospel music to tri state residents for many years Her songs focus on spreading the love of God friends and Appalachia Hummel has performed at a variety of festivals including the Country Gospel Music Association Convention and has recorded eight albums Cory Wharton a Cumberland native blends bluegrass country western and traditional folk music in his emotional performance honoring Appalachian heritage Cory writes songs that local people can relate to and that call on true stories and inspiring fictional ones His songs have been recorded by a variety of artists including Blue Moon Rising and The East Tennessee Bluegrass Pride Band Cory s wife Heather is an award winning fiddle champion and vocalist Dedicated to the education sales documentation and perpetuation of the traditional arts in the mountain region MCTA is a program of Frostburg State University with support from FrostburgFirst the Allegany Arts Council and the Maryland Traditions Program of the State Arts Council For more information email This e mail address is being

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  • The Appalachian Independent | The Appalachian Independent
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  • Discover Historic Rolling Mill | The Appalachian Independent
    Street which is listed on the National Register and is currently for sale Wright Butler designed the 2 story brick house at 227 Cecelia Street for Jonathan Dodd in 1912 Another version of the gable house this architect designed house sports a heavily articulated gable in the attic story The gable is the prominent element in this house as it is in many Rolling Mill homes It sports slate shingles in both rectangular and diamond shaped patterns and a Palladian window Butler included the over sized double hung windows that he preferred in this period The porch has been altered with the addition of a new brick porch Aaron May was a popular local builder who frequently worked with prominent local architects like Butler and George Sansbury He built two Butler designs the Dime Savings Bank at 76 Baltimore Street and the Commercial Savings Bank at 55 N Liberty Street for example He also built a number of homes in Rolling Mill The house he built at 212 Cecelia Street for Louis Ward is typical of many homes built between 1907 and 1911 in Cumberland Built of exposed concrete block which Wright Butler is believed to have first introduced to Cumberland this 2 story concrete block house is another example of the gable house 212 Cecelia St designed by Wright Butler and built by Aaron May Park Street opposite the now demolished Queen City Station was the h ome of many solid middle class citizens of Cumberland Handsome two to three story houses line the east side of the street Wright Butler designed both houses at 408 and 410 Park Street 408 Park Street designed by Wright Butler J S Seibert designed 404 Park Street J S Seibert a civil engineering graduate of Lehigh University operated a substantial architectural practice

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  • Discover Historic Rolling Mill | The Appalachian Independent
    Allegany County Courthouse on Washington Street Other impressive Butler designs in Cumberland include the Cumberland Masonic Temple the Cumberland Liberty Bank Building the George Troug House on Baltimore Avenue and Butler s own personal home at 205 Columbia Street which is listed on the National Register and is currently for sale Wright Butler designed the 2 story brick house at 227 Cecelia Street for Jonathan Dodd in 1912 Another version of the gable house this architect designed house sports a heavily articulated gable in the attic story The gable is the prominent element in this house as it is in many Rolling Mill homes It sports slate shingles in both rectangular and diamond shaped patterns and a Palladian window Butler included the over sized double hung windows that he preferred in this period The porch has been altered with the addition of a new brick porch Aaron May was a popular local builder who frequently worked with prominent local architects like Butler and George Sansbury He built two Butler designs the Dime Savings Bank at 76 Baltimore Street and the Commercial Savings Bank at 55 N Liberty Street for example He also built a number of homes in Rolling Mill The house he built at 212 Cecelia Street for Louis Ward is typical of many homes built between 1907 and 1911 in Cumberland Built of exposed concrete block which Wright Butler is believed to have first introduced to Cumberland this 2 story concrete block house is another example of the gable house 212 Cecelia St designed by Wright Butler and built by Aaron May Park Street opposite the now demolished Queen City Station was the h ome of many solid middle class citizens of Cumberland Handsome two to three story houses line the east side of the street Wright Butler

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  • The Appalachian Independent | The Appalachian Independent
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  • MCTA to Host Reception and Exhibit "Meet Home Ground" | The Appalachian Independent
    Meet Home Ground will provide area residents with the opportunity to learn more about the program offerings and experiences that Home Ground supports Home Ground is an Allegany County based organization committed to bringing people together to enjoy the outdoors and to appreciate the vital role of nature in peoples lives and communities It also seeks to inspire citizens to support sustainable use and conservation of land and water resources Students involved in this project are participants in the Appalachian Teaching Project which engages students and regional citizens in posing answers to the question How can we build a sustainable future for Appalachian communities The project teaches students and communities about the work of the Appalachian Regional Commission ARC its state and local partners and the goals of ARC s strategic plan The Appalachian Teaching Project is a collaboration between ARC and the Consortium of Appalachian Centers composed of 15 colleges universities and community colleges from the Appalachian region dedicated to working more closely together in service to the Appalachian region to improve the quality of life for its residents Caption info Folklore in Appalachia students pose with Champ Zumbrun the former forest manager of Green Ridge State Forest From left are Tiffany Chandler Ashley Andercyk Zumbrun and Adam Brant Mountain City Traditional Arts is a program of Frostburg State University dedicated to the education presentation and perpetuation of the traditional arts in the Appalachian region For more information email This e mail address is being protected from spambots You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 301 687 8040 FSU is committed to making all of its programs services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities To request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office call 301 687 4102 or use a Voice Relay Operator at 1 800 735

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