Patapsco Female Institute County Park - Ellicott City, MD
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 39° 16.252 W 076° 47.851
18S E 344939 N 4348376
Quick Description: What was once a boarding school in the hills of Ellicott City, is now in ruins and has been turned into a county park.
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 1/6/2016 2:24:12 PM
Waymark Code: WMQ820
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
Views: 6

Long Description:
Taken from Wikipedia, "Patapsco Female Institute (PFI) is a former girls' boarding school, now a partially rebuilt historical site, located on Church Road in Ellicott City, Maryland, United States. The grounds are home to popular outdoor theatrical performances by The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company. In the 1930s the Institute was also known as "Warwick". The Patapsco Female Institute was chartered in January 1834. It was designed by architect Robert Cary Long, Jr. and built by Charles Timanus, who also built the Court House. It opened on January 1, 1837 as a girls' finishing school; it remained in operation until 1891."
Name: Patapsco Female Institute County Park

Street Location: Church Road

Local Municipality: Ellicott City

State/Province, etc.: Maryland

Country: United States

Web Site: [Web Link]

Memorial/Commemoration: None

Date Established: 1837

Picnic Facilities: None

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Monuments/Statues: None

Art (murals/sculpture, etc.): None

Fountains: None

Ponds/Lakes/Streams/Rivers/Beach: None

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Special Events: Not listed

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