Walk This Way: Historic Ellicott City Walking Tours
Time: Saturdays 11:00AM – 12:30PM
Tickets: $15 per person | $12 per person (HCHS members, seniors, military, children under 13)
Put on your most comfortable walking shoes and step back in time with the Howard County Historical Society to discover the intriguing stories behind the iconic landmarks of this nearly 250-year-old mill town.
Please keep in mind that this guided tour covers roughly three quarters of a mile over hills and some rougher terrain so remember to bring your stamina as well as your passion for history!
If you have any questions please feel free to call us at 410-480-3250.
Proceeds benefit the HCHS Museum.
* Free parking is available behind Tongue Row or near the Mount Ida Mansion at the top of the hill north of the courthouse.
* No Shows will NOT be refunded, We pay our tour guides when they arrive for a tour, so if you do not show, consider it a donation to HCHS
* Rained Out Tours will be rescheduled for another date convenient for both guests and our tour guides.
* Custom Tours are available for between 5 and 10 guests.
* Looking for Pub and Ghost Tours? The Howard County Historical Society no longer runs these tours, please visit MD History Tours for information: https://www.mdhistorytours.com/
Did You Know?
Your Journey Into the Past
Walking Tour Legend
- Mount Ida
- The Patapsco Female Institue
- Courthouse – 3A. Oak Lawn Seminary
- The Museum of Howard County History
- Lawyer’s Row
- Ellicott’s Second Quaker School House
- Emory Jail
- Emory’s Methodist Church
- Firehouse Museum
- Welcome Center
- Police Museum
- Tongue Row
- Tiber River
- Howard House
- Taylor’s Antiques
- Walker-Chandler House
- Odd Fellows Lodge
- Commercial & Farmers Bank
- Caplan’s Department Store
- New Patapsco Bank
- Rosenstock’s Department Store
- Cacao Lane
- Tiber Alley
- Tiber Park
- B&O Railroad Museum
- Radcliffe Building
Our Tour Guides
Civil War Curator at the Museum of Howard County History
Executive Director Howard County Historical Society
Owner FFC Historical Tours & Board Member Howard County Historical Society