Mountain Discoveries is a FREE publication printed twice yearly Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter. Mountain Discoveries is focused on the Western Maryland region including neighboring Pennsylvania and West Virginia. The magazine features people, activities, places and articles of interest, and is written and produced by people in this area.
Mountain Discoveries web site (www.mountaindiscoveries.com) is an active part of this publication, and is used to communicate and showcase feature stories and our advertisers.
Mountain Discoveries is for entertainment and to provide visitors with information in getting to know this region. It is owned and produced by AAD-INC. (Advertising Art Design, Inc.) of Cumberland, Maryland. Comments and suggestions should be sent to Mountain Discoveries c/o AAD-INC., 6 Commerce Drive, Cumberland, MD 21502 or visit our web site. New advertisers are welcome contact us for a rate sheet and information on advertising.
Story suggestions are also welcome
human interest, activities, places, dining and shopping in this region will be considered. Please include your name, address, phone number and email (if available). We cannot promise the return of unsolicited materials, but we will make every effort to do so.
We are proud that Mountain Discoveries is printed on MeadWestvaco paper. MeadWestvaco has a major paper plant in Allegany County, Maryland. AAD-INC. supports and is a member of the Allegany & Garrett County Chambers of Commerce, as well as the Allegany County Convention and Visitors Bureau.
About the cover:
The background photo is an early morning view taken on Irons Mountain in Allegany County. The inset is one of the shots taken during the Amish Barn Raising (see more photos and story on page 38 of this issue). Lance C. Bell
Lance C. Bell
owner / editor / photographer
Kathie L. Smith
owner / editor / art
web design & production
Robert L. Pyle
Lance C. Bell
We would like to dedicate this issue of Mountain Discoveries to our secretary, Leann Bluebaugh.
Leann is in the US Army Reserves, 372nd MP Co., 2nd plt. Cresaptown, MD, and has been called to active duty. This issue is for her and her entire platoon, wishing them a swift and safe return.