Near Ellicott City in Baltimore County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by Maryland Historial Trust and The Maryland State Highway Administration.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (B&O) 🚂 series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 20, 1830.
Location. 39° 16.065′ N, 76° 47.626′ W. Marker is near Ellicott City, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is at the intersection of Frederick Road (Maryland Route 144) and Oella Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Frederick Road. Marker is on the eastern approach to Ellicott City. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6 Oella Avenue, Ellicott City MD 21043, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Oella (here, next to this marker); Up This Winding Road Lies the Village of Oella"Just One Nickel and I Could Ride" (within shouting distance of this marker); The George Ellicott House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Baltimore and Frederick Turnpike Milestone (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ellicott City.
More about this marker. An earlier version of this marker, with identical text, was titled Ellicott's Mill. It was erected in 1934 by the Maryland State Roads Commission.
Also see . . .
1. Ellicott City History. On the Howard County History page. (Submitted on March 18, 2006.)
2. Historic Ellicott City's History. Includes a woodcut of the town. (Submitted on March 21, 2006.)
Additional keywords. B&O Railroad, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 18, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 3,000 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on March 18, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. 2, 3. submitted on January 24, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. 4. submitted on March 18, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. 5, 6. submitted on March 17, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. 7, 8. submitted on April 24, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.