F. Brooke Whiting House and Museum

Visit the F. Brook Whiting House, a charming 20th-century bungalow, built for a prominent Cumberland family. Groups can take a guided tour of the house by appointment, where they will see furnishings and the Asian art that connoisseur Brooke Whiting collected during his travels. Period furnishings include chests, lounge chairs, and more. Art pieces in the collection include small sculptures, paintings, teapots, figurines, and china.
 
Contact Info
Address: 218 Washington St., Cumberland, MD 21502. Allegany County. Tel: 301-777-8678. Website: www.thewhitinghouse.org. Hrs: By appointment.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Art, Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Art, Social Studies.
 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Historic Site Lesson Plan

While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, such as Philadelphia’s Independence Hall or Washington D.C.’s National Mall, consider reasons for preserving them. They are historically significant and can be visited, toured, and admired. Students learn about the historical relevance of specific historical sites and the importance of preserving these sites.... Continue