SEPTEMBER 2014 at Ellicott City Station
Monday, September 1
The Museum is closed in observance of Labor Day.
Saturday, September 13
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.
Girls Night Out
Thursday, September 18
5:00 p.m. - 8 p.m.
the fun starts at The Wine Bin at 5 p.m. where you can collect your FREE tote bag filled with coupons and goodies. Then head down Main Street to the B&O sidewalk sale and enjoy a 10% off discount on select merchandise.
Living History with the 138th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Co. B
Saturday, September 20 & Sunday, September 21
11:00 a.m. - 4 p.m.
This weekend members of the 138th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Company B will demonstrate the life and duties of Union soldiers during the Civil War. They will perform drill, musket firing demonstrations and other activities. The 138th PVI, Co. B, is a Civil War re-enactment group dedicated to the memory of the common soldier. The Original Company B was stationed in Ellicott's Mills for several months in 1862 to guard the railroad and town. They also retreated through town after the Battle of Monocacy in July of 1864.
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.