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Ellicott City, located between Washington D.C. and Baltimore, has about 41k population and at an elevation of 141 feet.
The place was first known as Ellicott Mils, named after three Quaker Ellicott brothers and the gristmill they established.
Together with Andrew Ellicott, Benjamin Banneker, a free black born in the area in 1731, was commissioned by George Washington to survey and lay out Washington D.C., and he is said to have successfully reproduced from memory plans originally designed by Pierre L'Enfat, who was dismissed from the project.
Ellicott City was the first terminal outside Baltimore for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. Andrew Jackson became the first president to travel by train when he boarded a car here in 1833. -AAA Tourbook"
Visitors can visit the B&O Railroad Station Museum on 2711 Maryland Ave. at Main St. It is the restored first terminus, and "was the destination of American's first steam engine, 'Tom Thumb', in AUsut 1830. (AAA Tourbook)".
The official Ellicott City site provides all the information you need: restaurant, stores, history, and parking and so on:
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