SEPTEMBER 2014 at Ellicott City Station
Monday, September 1
The Museum is closed in observance of Labor Day.
Early Railroading Day
Saturday, September 27
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m
In conjunction with Ellicott City's Fall Fest, the B&O Ellicott City Station celebrates early railroading. Join author and chief curator of the B&O Railroad Museum, David Shackelford, for A Journey from Road to Rails describing the impact of two significant routes of travel, the Baltimore and Frederick Turnpike and the B&O Railroad. Also learn the art of wool spinning from guest Richard Hill.
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, host 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 1864.
Boy Scout & Girl Scout Month
During the months of March and September boy or girl scouts dressed in uniform who visit the B&O Railroad Museum’s Ellicott City Station will receive $1.00 off regular admission. For additional savings of groups 20 or more, contact the site manager at 410-461-1945.