Come discover what famous historical characters visited Ellicott City and what some of them had to say about the town or what they had to say while in Ellicott City. Tour (crawl) will stop at one or more of the following establishments: The Diamondback Tavern, Portalli’s Italian Restaurant , The Rumor Mill and Tersiguel’s French Country Restaurant in the Ellicott City Historic District and while enjoying their libation of choice (not included in the price of the tour) participants will listen to stories by and about certain historical characters such as: Washington Irving, H. L. Mencken, Henry Clay, Almira Hart Lincoln Phelps, Davy Crockett, Robert E. Lee and others. Just why was Davey Crockett so unhappy during his brief time here? Why did Henry Clay leave the town’s residents’ with their mouths agape? Who dreamt of Mohamet while in The Patapsco River Valley?
Tours are on the first Thursday of each month. See the Calendar of Events for exact dates. The cost is $10.00 per person and this does not include any drinks. Reservations are required and tour takers must be 21 and above. The tour starts at 7:00PM and lasts at least 2 hours and 15 minutes. The Tour begins at Diamondback Tavern.
Please note: If less than 4 people are reserved for a tour date, the tour may be cancelled.
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Literary Pub Crawl
Ellicott City Restoration Foundation, Inc. PO Box 92. Ellicott City, MD. 21041. 410-247-9252