OCTOBER 2012 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.
Maryland to the Frontier, an exhibition of Maryland Longrifles
Presented by The Kentucky Rifle Foundation
Now - Wednesday, October 16
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m
Presented by the Kentucky Rifle Foundation this special limited engagement exhibit will feature more than 20 longrifles made in Maryland from private collections; most never before on public exhibition. Considered one of America's highest forms of folk art, these beautifully crafted rifles were a part of daily life on the frontier from the Revolution through the mid-19th century. Other elements of the exhibit will feature American colonial conflicts and the early development of the rifle, colonial roads, the development of the National Road and other artifacts associated with early migrants into the wilderness. Sponsored by The Maryland Arms Collectors Association, The Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Maryland, The Potomac Arms Collectors Association, The Taylor Foundation, The Columbia Foundation of Howard County, and Maryland Scenic By-Ways.
Meet Choo Choo Blue at Ellicott City Station
Wednesday, 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.