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OCTOBER 2014 at Ellicott City Station
 
Civil War 150th Anniversary
The War Came By Train
Now  – May 30, 2015
Wednesday – Sunday
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Ellicott City Station, America’s oldest railroad station, will host a satellite exhibit of The War Came by Train that will present 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 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 1864.
 
Story Hour
Saturday, October 11
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Join us for a wonderful story about trains and make a fun craft to take home! Little ones may explore Ellicott City Station Museum while learning the joy of reading. Recommended for children ages 5-8.
 
Ales by the Rails
EVENT CANCELLED
Friday, October 17
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Explore the oldest railroad station in America after hours and sample some of the best beers Judge's Bench Pub has to offer. The evening includes a flight of 4 beers in 5 oz. souvenir sample glasses, hors d'oeuvres and a self-guided tour of the museum. Event admission is $25; space is limited. To make reservations call 410-461-1945.
 
Sidehill Badgers String Band
Saturday, October 18
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Join us on the plaza in front of Ellicott City Station and listen to the sounds of the prize-winning "old time string band" Sidehill Badgers String Band.
 
Meet Choo Choo Blue at Ellicott City Station
Trick or Treat Main Street
Friday, October 31
4:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.
Meet Choo Choo Blue, the B&O's mascot as she makes her second appearance in Ellicott City. Ghouls and goblins who join us on the plaza in front of Ellicott City Station may have their photos taken with Choo Choo Blue and take home a special Halloween treat.

 


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