APRIL 2014 at Ellicott City Station
Civil War 150th Anniversary
Grand Opening Weekend
1864: The War Came By Train
Saturday, April 12
Wednesday - Sunday
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Ellicott City Station, America’s oldest railroad station, hosts a satellite exhibit of The War Came by Train that will presents living history demonstrations and exhibits highlighting the effect of the railroad during the Civil War on small town life, residents and troops that came through. The focus of 2014's exhibit highlights the role of the B&O and Ellicott's Mills during the Battle of Monocacy, the battle that saved Washington. Learn how the town was inundated by retreating forces and the ensuing chaos created during the retreat from the Monocacy battlefield near Frederick, Maryland in July of 1864.
The museum is CLOSED in observance of Easter.
Sunday, April 20
B&O Members Receive Free Admission to the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore!
During the months of April and May, B&O members will receive free admission to the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. B&O Membership Card and photo identification must be shown at entrance. Family Memberships will be allowed entrance for 2 adults and 2 children. To become a B&O member, visit Membership.