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Ellicott City in Howard County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ellicott’s Upper Mills

1775

 
 
Ellicott's Upper Mills Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, December 29, 2003
1. Ellicott's Upper Mills Marker
Inscription. Joseph Ellicott (who with his brothers Andrew and John had established Ellicott’s Lower Mills, now Ellicott City, on the Patapsco River in 1772) built the Upper Mills and his home on “Fountaindale” near this spot in 1775. Remaining gravestones of the adjoining family burying ground were moved in 1974 to the Ellicott graveyard in Ellicott City.
 
Erected 1976 by Carter Braxton Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 39° 18.62′ N, 76° 47.627′ W. Marker is in Ellicott City, Maryland, in Howard County. Marker is on Old Frederick Road 1.5 miles east of Rogers Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ellicott City MD 21043, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mill Town History (approx. 1.2 miles away); Benjamin Banneker (approx. 2.6 miles away); The Patapsco Female Institute (approx. 2.8 miles away); a different marker also named Patapsco Female Institute (approx. 2.8
Patapsco River Bridge image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, December 29, 2003
2. Patapsco River Bridge
Bridge crossing the Patapsco River near the historic marker.
miles away); Mount Ida (approx. 2.9 miles away); The National Road (approx. 2.9 miles away); MaryLandscapes (approx. 2.9 miles away); Ellicott’s Mills (approx. 2.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Ellicott City.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,295 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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