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We hope you had a chance to join us as we celebrated and rediscovered the history and charm of Historic Ellicott City, Maryland – the town older than the United States of America!
WATCH "ON NATIONAL ROAD – The EC250 Musical"
Patapsco Heritage Greenway‘s contribution in support of EC250 has played a major role in Ellicott City’s 250th celebration. Watch their video Pioneering Along the Patapsco and learn about Ellicott City’s history and how the story of the Patapsco Valley Heritage Area continues to unfold today.
PFI GARDEN CELEBRATION
The new Mary Jerdone Coleman interpretive garden at Patapsco Female Institute Historical Park inspired a program of music, poetry and special appearances following its ribbon cutting. Watch the ceremony here and then LEARN MORE about the garden project.
Diane Hunter, the Tribal Historic Preservation Officer (THPO) for the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma and a citizen of the Tribe discusses their renown leader Mihšihkinaahkwa’s relationship with the Ellicotts and the tribe’s connection to the town and local Quaker groups.
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WHAT IS EC250?
EC250 aimed to inspire celebrations throughout Howard County, Maryland that honored and celebrated the 250th anniversary of the founding of historic Ellicott City, Maryland. By partnering with community groups around Howard County, we successfully shared the unique history and national significance of historic Ellicott City, Maryland through innovative educational, entertaining, and cultural events.
WHEN IS IT?
The fun began January 2022 and ran through December 2022! Check out our events page for more specifics.
ABOUT THE CELEBRATION
Events highlighted different aspects of historic Ellicott City’s incredible history. We hope you signed up for our mailing list and that we kept you well informed of all the fun happenings throughout the year.
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who rode the train in 1830 from Baltimore to Ellicott Mills
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founded Ellicott’s Mills (Joseph, Andrew and John Ellicott)