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

Walker-Chandler House

Ca 1790

 
 
Walker-Chandler House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 16, 2015
1. Walker-Chandler House Marker
Inscription. Originally a private residence, this 3-1/2 story granite block structure is built into solid rock and on a slope such that the entire first floor forms the foundation. The building has housed Kinsey's bookmaking shop, a tavern, the American Red Cross, C&P Telephone Offices and Yate's Record Store. Ellicott's Country Store was opened here in 1962 and is credited as the catalyst for the revitalization of the Ellicott City Historic District.
 
Erected 2015 by Historic Ellicott City, Inc.
 
Location. 39° 16.052′ N, 76° 47.852′ W. Marker is in Ellicott City, Maryland, in Howard County. Marker is on Main Street east of Columbia Pike. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8180 Main Street, Ellicott City MD 21043, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Howard House Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Sunflower Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Odd Fellows Lodge (within shouting distance of this marker); The Firehouse Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); The Patapsco National Bank (about 300
Walker-Chandler House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 16, 2015
2. Walker-Chandler House and Marker
The marker is barely visible here just to the left of the entrance of the Walker-Chandler House (building with red shutters).
feet away, measured in a direct line); Second Patapsco Bank Building (about 300 feet away); John Williams House (about 400 feet away); Baltimore Regional Trail (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Ellicott City.
 
More about this marker. This is the first of a dozen markers installed by Historic Ellicott City, Inc. in 2015. Their website indicates that at least another 10 will be installed.
 
Also see . . .  The Maryland State Archives Record for the Alexander Walker House. (Submitted on August 22, 2015.)
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 164 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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