2711 Maryland Ave., Ellicott City Maryland 21043
Located on Maryland Avenue, this museum is the restored first terminus of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad and was the destination of America's first steam engine, the 'Tom Thumb', in August 1830. Display areas include the stationmaster's quarters, a waiting room, a ticket office, a freight house and changing exhibits. The restored freight house offers a model railroad display of the first 13 miles of the line and a restored 1927 caboose.
Open Wednesday through Monday 11am-4pm in the summer; hours vary the rest of the year.
Other History nearby:
(Washington) African-American Civil War Memorial
(Arlington) Arlington National Cemetery
(Washington) Arts and Industries Building
(Baltimore) B & O Railroad Museum
(Ellicott City) B & O Railroad Station Museum
(Baltimore) Baltimore City Hall
08/09 Coming to The Ellicott City area
Dewey Beach PopFest Dewey Beach DE April12-13 Features three nights of showcase performances and two days of demo and mentoring sessions, tradeshow, and industry events.
National Cherry Blossom Festival Washington DC March20-April14 The nation’s greatest springtime celebration unites for four spectacular weekends including the Cherry Blossom Parade.
Pork in the Park BBQ Festival Salisbury MD April19-21 Follow your nose to the Pork in the Park BBQ Festival. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, this Eastern Shore staple will be served up April 19-21st at Salisbury's WinterPlace Park.
Galena Dogwood Festival Galena MD May4 The annual Galena Dogwood Festival is will take place throughout Galena. The parade will have a War of 1812 theme.
Dover Days Festival Dover DE May3-5 As one of the longest running festivals in the state of Delaware, Dover Days dates back to 1933. What started as a garden tour staged by the Dover Garden Club, has now become an annual time to remember First State heritage with community spirit and an entertaining festival of family events.
Dover Days Festival Dover DE May3-5 You can claim Dover, Delaware, the capital city of the First State, as your state capital during the 80th anniversary celebration of the Dover Days Festival!.