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Maphis Bench Unveiled at Railway Station

November 11th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

The official unveiling ceremony of the Joe Maphis bench was held Wednesday afternoon at the Western Maryland Railway Station on the Concourse level. This memorial bench is to celebrate the life of Joe Maphis, the country music star who called Cumberland his hometown. He and his wife Rose Lee Maphis, a talented singer, guitarist and songwriter, became known as Mr. & Mrs. Country Music. Joe Maphis passed away in 1986 and unfortunately Mrs Maphis passed away just last month at the age of 98.  Joe and Rose’s son Jody Maphis was on hand for the event…