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

The Sykes Building

ca. 1895

 
 
The Sykes Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 18, 2017
1. The Sykes Building Marker
Inscription. This building was originally the home and dental office of Doctor Mordecai Gist Sykes. Dr. Sykes was a prominent local businessman who served two terms as Ellicott City’s Mayor (1889-1897). The Building has since housed state and local county offices as well as professional and retail space. Tersiguel's Restaurant opened here in 1990.
 
Location. 39° 16.065′ N, 76° 47.967′ W. Marker is in Ellicott City, Maryland, in Howard County. Marker is on Main Street (Maryland Route 144) near Forrest Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8293 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. Starr Funeral Home (a few steps from this marker); Miller Chevrolet (a few steps from this marker); Disney’s Tavern (a few steps from this marker); Baltimore Regional Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Yates Market & Hardware (within shouting distance of this marker); Wootton Law Offices (within shouting distance of this marker); Word Wars I, II and Korea Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Howard County Courthouse, 1843: (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ellicott City.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
The Sykes Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 18, 2017
2. The Sykes Building Marker
Dr. Mordecai Gist Sykes image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 18, 2017
3. Dr. Mordecai Gist Sykes
Close-up of photo on marker
Tersiguel's image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 18, 2017
4. Tersiguel's
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 19, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 82 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 19, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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