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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.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1775.
 
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˝ miles east of Rogers Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ellicott City MD 21043, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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
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.
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(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 miles away); Howard County Jail, 1851: (approx. 2.9 miles away); Mount Ida (approx. 2.9 miles away); Fells Lane Community (approx. 2.9 miles away); The National Road (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ellicott City.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 27, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,548 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 27, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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