Ellicott Flour Mills

Ellicott Flour Mills (HM35X)

Location: Baltimore, MD 21223
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 16.915', W 76° 39.575'

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The Ellicott Driveway portion of the Gwynns Falls trail follows the route of a millrace that carried water to a flour-milling complex owned by the Ellicott family. In the 1800s, 26 gristmills along the Gwynns Falls and other on the Jones Falls and Patapsco River contributed to Baltimore's first economic boom. Besides their Ellicott City mills, the Ellicotts built the Three Mills complex in this area and were partners in the five Calverton Mills upstream at Leon Day Park. The Ellicotts also helped build the Frederick Turnpike so wagons could carry their products to ships at their Inner Harbor wharf.

[The Ellicott brothers were] the real progenitors of modern milling in Maryland.
Thomas Schraf, 1881.
HM NumberHM35X
Series This marker is part of the Maryland: Gwynns Falls Trail series
Placed ByGwynns Falls Trail Council
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Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 10:28pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 356861 N 4349374
Decimal Degrees39.28191667, -76.65958333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 16.915', W 76° 39.575'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 16' 54.90" N, 76° 39' 34.50" W
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Area Code(s)410
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12 Gwynns Falls Trail, Baltimore MD 21223, US
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