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Museum Places Second In USA Today List

February 29th, 2024 by WCBC Radio

Another Allegany County tourist attraction has placed in a Top 10 List. The Allegany Museum has placed second in USA Today’s 10 Best Small Town Museums. Nominees were submitted by a panel of experts and reader votes determine the winners of the Readers’ Choice Awards. The Allegany Museum highlights the heritage of the region with 50,000 items that trace the history of Allegany County, from Native Americans to early European settlers. Housed in a former courthouse and post office building erected in 1932, the museum showcases the local stories, traditions, and industries of the area.