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

Mount Ida

ca 1828

 
 
Mount Ida Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 7, 2014
1. Mount Ida Marker
Inscription. William Ellicott commissioned architect N. G. Starkweather and builder C. Timanus to build this home of rubble stone, stuccoed in old Maryland Gold. In the 1850's. Home to Judge John Snowden Tyson, whose surviving maiden daughter Ida lived here until the 1920's. Late home to the Louis T. Clark family of 13. Purchased by Charles Miller in the 1970's and converted to offices. HEC, Inc. Decorator Show House in 1995 and 2013.

Presented by HEC. Inc
 
Erected by Historic Ellicott City, Inc,.
 
Location. 39° 16.146′ N, 76° 47.795′ W. Marker is in Ellicott City, Maryland, in Howard County. Marker can be reached from Sarahs Lane. Touch for map. This marker is on the North front of Mount Ida. An identical marker is on a column on the South Front. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3971 Sarahs Lane, Ellicott City MD 21043, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Howard County Jail, 1851: (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Patapsco Female Institute (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Patapsco Female Institute (about 400 feet away); Sunflower Church (about
Mount Ida Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 7, 2014
2. Mount Ida Marker
500 feet away); The Lauman House (about 600 feet away); Hunt's General Store & Millinery Shop (about 600 feet away); John Williams House (about 600 feet away); Second Patapsco Bank Building (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ellicott City.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Mount Ida image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 7, 2014
3. Mount Ida
Mount Ida is now the visitors center for Patapsco Female Institute Park.
Mount Ida image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 7, 2014
4. Mount Ida
3691 Sarahs Lane
Mount Ida Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 7, 2014
5. Mount Ida Marker
On the north front
The North Front Porch image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 7, 2014
6. The North Front Porch
Mount Ida,<br>built by Wm. Ellicott,<br> Residence of the Hon. Jno. S. Tyson image. Click for full size.
By HIstoric American Building Survey, circa 1835
7. Mount Ida,
built by Wm. Ellicott,
Residence of the Hon. Jno. S. Tyson
North Front of Mount Ida, Drawn by R. C. Long, c. 1835
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 10, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 400 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on June 10, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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