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Join us as we celebrate and rediscover the history and charm of Historic Ellicott City, Maryland – the town older than the United States of America!
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.
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WHAT IS EC250?
EC250 aims to inspire celebrations throughout Howard County, Maryland that honor and celebrate the 250th anniversary of the founding of historic Ellicott City, Maryland. By partnering with community groups around Howard County, we will share the unique history and national significance of historic Ellicott City, Maryland through innovative educational, entertainment, and cultural events.
WHEN IS IT?
The fun begins January 2022 and runs through December 2022! Check out our events page for more specifics.
ABOUT THE CELEBRATION
Events will highlight different aspects of historic Ellicott City’s incredible history. Don’t forget to sign up for our mailing list to stay informed of the fun happening throughout the year.
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