EC250 Time Capsule Marks Ellicott City’s Sestercentennial
EC250 Inc. hosted a ceremony for the dedication of a time capsule to mark Ellicott City, Maryland’s 250th anniversary on Saturday, October 8th at 10:00 am at the historic Merryman Street log cabin located at 8394 Main Street in Ellicott City. Guests included Congressman John Sarbanes,
New Public Art Sculpture to Reflect Town’s Industrial Beginnings and Mark Sestercentennial.
Visitors to historic Ellicott City will soon see a new, imaginative sculptural element on the side of the old Ellicott Theatre that speaks to the town’s industrial beginnings and the importance of its rivers. Entitled “Waterwheel” the original artwork was funded by Art in Ellicott City and
EC250 Selects Linda Joy Burke’s “ARTifacts” Submission for Award
Listen to Ms. Burke read her work Inspired by a hand-carved wooden pitcher from the Howard County Historical Society’s Ellicott family collection, Linda Joy Burke’s submission for Howard County Arts Council’s EC250 “ARTifacts” exhibit was selected by EC250 for one
Art and History Merge in EC250 “ARTifacts” Gallery Show Set to Open in August
The worlds of art and history come together in an exciting new gallery exhibition set to open August 19 at the Howard County Center for the Arts in celebration of Ellicott City’s 250th anniversary. ARTifacts will explore the creative interpretation by artists of individual historic artifacts
Prints of Historic Ellicott City Courthouse Donated by Pumphrey Family for Town’s 250th
EC250, Inc. received a generous and very meaningful gift earlier this year from a long-time Howard County family. 500 prints of the painting THE HOWARD COUNTY COURTHOUSE by Dorothy Iglehart Pumphrey were donated by her children for use as part of Ellicott City’s 250th commemoration.
Colorful Pieces of History Come Together to Create a Meaningful Interpretation of Ellicott City
In celebration of the 250th anniversary of Ellicott City, Howard County Center for the Arts resident artist Lisa Scarbath wanted to use her talent for creating sparking mosaics to give the town something special. She wanted it to be something that would depict the history, personality, and
Miami Nation Representative to Speak on Tribe’s Early Relationship With Quakers and Ellicott City’s Ellicott Family.
EC250, Inc. will welcome Diane Hunter, the Tribal Historic Preservation Officer (THPO) for the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma and a citizen of the Tribe at 1 pm on Saturday, May 14 at the Museum of Howard County History for a presentation to discuss the renown Miami leader Mihšihkinaahkwa’s (Chief
Manor Hill Brewing to Release Commemorative Cans to Mark 250th Anniversary
In recognition of Ellicott City's 250th anniversary Manor Hill Brewing will soon feature a custom label on cans of their signature Manor Hill IPA to mark the historic town's commemorative year. A special unveiling of the first in a three-part series of EC250 cans will take place on April 9 at