Midland trip planner
Create a fully customized
day by day itinerary for free
day by day itinerary for free
Midland is a town in Allegany County, Maryland, United States, along the Georges Creek Valley. It is part of the Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 446 at the 2010 census. Midland was founded in 1850 as a coal-mining community, though today only some strip mining remains.HistoryThe history of Midland is vague before 1850. According to the Heritage Press there were some early pioneers who lived in caves and covered wagons while building their log cabins in the area now known as Midland. George Winters, an Englishman, who originally settled in Pennsylvania, later moved to Frederick, and then moved west to establish a home in Midland sometime before 1765. The VanBuskirk (Buskirk) family built a stone house in about 1790 about 2mi south of Midland. Early Catholic services were held in this house, and worshipers traveled on foot from the surrounding area for 5mi to attend. This stone house was later inhabited by Miss Virginia Brummage.Some say that Midland derived its name from its location, some say it was named after the Midlands in Scotland by the Scottish settlers.In the latter part of the 18th century, the Combs family settled on the farm which is now the home of Clarence O. Miller.In 1826 Henry Koontz built a greystone house of logs and stone gathered from the land surrounding the area. This home's later residents (1975) were Mrs. Marie Winters and her sister, Francis Winters. Mr. Salem Koontz and his wife, Birdie, moved from the farm to their newly built colonial home in the Koontz orchard, which is now a part of Midland. This was later inhabited by Mrs. Arch "Sweetie" Dixon, granddaughter of Salem & Birdie, who was born in the house. Succeeding owners of this home were Mr. John Kenny and Mr. & Mrs. Gary Eagan. Thus, Midland was originally called "Koontz".Plan your vacation with our United States trip itinerary planner and discover the best things to do in Midland.
Create a full itinerary — for free!
Plan your trip to Midland
Get a personalized tripA complete day by day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Midland
Places to visit with Midland
Baltimore Trip planner BEST FOR: Casino, Aquarium, Specialty Museum Annapolis Trip planner BEST FOR: Military Museum, Government Building, Nightlife Ocean City Trip planner BEST FOR: Pier / Boardwalk, Beach, Theme Park St. Michaels Trip planner BEST FOR: Specialty Museum, Island, Winery / Vineyard Frederick Trip planner BEST FOR: Historic Walking Area, Park, History Museum
Recently planned trips to Maryland
5 days in Baltimore & Guam BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Baltimore · Tumon 1 day in Maryland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Baltimore 2 days in Ocean City BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Candy Kitchen · Fager's Island Bar · Ocean City Beach 2 days in Mid Atlantic BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Ocean City · Chincoteague Island 34 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Glen Burnie · Saint Louis · Sioux Falls 6 days in Point Marion, West Virginia & Bethesda BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Point Marion · Fayetteville · Clifftop