Explore Local History at the B&O Railroad Museum near Ellicott City

Historic steam train | B&O Railroad Museum near Ellicott City

Not far from our Ellicott City apartments is the birthplace of American railroading. We’re talking about the B&O Railroad Museum, and it’s “where the first stone of the railroad was laid.” Take a trip into the past with these fascinating exhibits. Here is some of what you can discover during your visit: President Washington  Manufactured in 1927, […]

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Explore History and Culture at These Baltimore Landmarks

Washington Monument in Mount Vernon | Baltimore landmarks

A National Historic Landmark District, the Mount Vernon neighborhood is full of grand old mansions once owned by Baltimore’s 19th-century industrialists. Around this district of Baltimore landmarks, you’ll also find shops, museums, and much more. Here are just a few of the places you can discover just a quick drive from our Ellicott City apartments: Washington Monument  Standing […]

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Virtually Explore Maryland’s Iconic Lighthouses

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When you want to try something different, check out Maryland’s iconic lighthouses. Built generations ago, many of these historic structures stand on coasts across the state. They offer a look into a fascinating history and also provide scenic views of the Chesapeake region. Best of all, you can virtually visit Maryland’s lighthouses from Ellicott City. Here […]

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Virtually Tour the Maryland Center for History & Culture

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Established in 1844, the Maryland Center for History and Culture is the state’s oldest continuously operating cultural institution. It’s the premier attraction for state history. Plus, it boasts an extensive collection of over 35,000 objects and seven million books and documents. If you would like to step back in time, the museum offers plenty of […]

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