Ellicott City

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In 1772, the Ellicott brothers purchased land and water rights in the valley along the banks of the Patapsco River for $3 an acre. They constructed mills, started the National Road, and brought the railroad to what was then called Ellicott's Mills.
ISBN: 9780738543093
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Maryland
Series: Then and Now
Images: 200
Pages: 96
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Coauthors Janet Kusterer and Victoria Goeller live and work in Ellicott City, Maryland, and are active in helping preserve it. These images, amassed from private collections and local photographers, portray the charm of Ellicott City, yesterday and today.
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