MARYLAND AT A GLANCE

MUSEUMS


HOWARD COUNTY

African Art Museum of Maryland
11711 East Market Place, Fulton, MD 20759
(301) 490-6070
e-mail: africanartmuseumofmd@verizon.net
web: www.africanartmuseum.org

[photo, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Caboose (C-2149), Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Station Museum, 2711 Maryland Ave., Ellicott City, Maryland] Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Station Museum
2711 Maryland Ave., Ellicott City, MD 21043 - 4661
(410) 461-1945
e-mail: sitemanager@borail.org
web: www.borail.org/Ellicott-City-Station.aspx

Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Caboose (C-2149), Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Station Museum, 2711 Maryland Ave., Ellicott City, Maryland, October 2016. Photo by Sarah A. Hanks.


Belmont Manor & Historic Park
6555 Belmont Woods Road, Elkridge, MD 21075
(410) 313-0200
web: www.belmontmanormd.com/
(open to public for scheduled events)
[photo, Bollman Iron Truss Bridge at Savage Mill, 8600 Foundry St., Savage, Maryland] Bollman Iron Truss Bridge (semi-suspension bridge, adjacent to Savage Mill)
8650 Foundry St., Savage MD 20763
(410) 792-2820
e-mail: info@savagemill.com

Bollman Iron Truss Bridge, 1869, built by Baltimore and Ohio Railroad near Savage Mill, 8600 Foundry St., Savage, Maryland, January 2005. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.

This bridge is an example of the bridging system invented by Wendel Bollman, Baltimore engineer, in 1850. It spans the Little Patuxent River.


Ellicott City Colored School
8683 Frederick Road, Ellicott City, MD 21043
(410) 313-0420
web: www.howardcountymd.gov/HistoricSites#Tab_ModuleID_11674_TabID_1030
[photo, Firehouse Museum, Church Road (at Main St.), Ellicott City, Maryland] Firehouse Museum
3829 Church St. (at Main St.), Ellicott City, MD 21043 - 4436
(410) 313-0420
web: www.howardcountymd.gov/HistoricSites#Tab_ModuleID_11674_TabID_1029


Firehouse Museum, Church Road (at Main St.), Ellicott City, Maryland, July 2001. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


Heritage Orientation Center (County's first courthouse)
8334 Main St., Ellicott City, MD 21043
(410) 313-0420
web: www.howardcountymd.gov/HistoricSites#Tab_ModuleID_11674_TabID_1893

Howard County Center of African-American Culture
5434 Vantage Point Road, Columbia, MD 21045
(410) 715-1921
web: www.hccaac.org/

Howard County Historical Society Museum
8328 Court Ave., Ellicott City, MD 21043 - 4986
(410) 480-3250
e-mail: info@hchsmd.org
web: http://hchsmd.org/museum/

Howard County Living Farm Heritage Museum
12985 Frederick Road, West Friendship, MD 21794
(410) 489-2345
web: www.farmheritage.org/museum.html


[photo, Mount Ida Mansion, 3691 Sarahs Lane, Ellicott City, Maryland] Mount Ida Mansion
3691 Sarahs Lane, Ellicott City, MD 21043
(410) 461-6908
e-mail: info@historicec.com
web: http://historicec.com/

Mount Ida Mansion, 3691 Sarahs Lane, Ellicott City, Maryland, October 2016. Photo by Sarah A. Hanks.


Patapsco Female Institute Historic Park (partially-restored ruins)
3655 Church Road, Ellicott City, MD 21043
web: www.howardcountymd.gov/patapscofemaleinstitute

Pfieffer's Corner Schoolhouse
Rockburn Branch Park, 6109 Rockburn Branch Park Road, Elkridge, MD 21227
(410) 313-7275

Robinson Nature Center
6692 Cedar Lane, Columbia, MD 21044
(410) 313-0400
web: www.howardcountymd.gov/robinsonnaturecenter.htm

Savage Mill (former cotton mill)
8600 Foundry St., Savage, MD 20763 - 9512
(410) 792-2820
e-mail: info@savagemill.com
web: www.savagemill.com/about/

Thomas Isaac Log Cabin
8394 Main St., Ellicott City, MD 21043
(410) 313-0420
web: www.howardcountymd.gov/HistoricSites#Tab_ModuleID_11674_TabID_1028

Vintage BMW Motorcycle Museum
10630 Riggs Hill Rd. Suite Y, Jessup, MD 20794
(301) 497-8949, ext. 218; fax: (301) 776-2338
e-mail: bob@bobsbmw.com
web: www.bobsbmw.com/home/vintage-museum/

Waverly Mansion
2300 Waverly Mansion Drive, Marriottsville, MD 21104
(410) 313-0420, (301) 572-7744
web: www.historicwaverlymansion.com/
(open to public by appt. & for special events)

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