• February 19, 2022, 3 PM

Pioneering Along the Patapsco: Innovation Flows Through Ellicott City , EC250’s YouTube channel

Patapsco Heritage Greenway is delighted to announce the premiere of PIONEERING ALONG THE PATAPSCO: INNOVATION FLOWS THROUGH ELLICOTT CITY as part of EC250 virtual events on Saturday, February 19 at 3pm. The program will open with a special virtual visit to Howard County Historical Society’s new Ellicott Legacy exhibit as well as a sneak peek at the new Children’s Museum set to open on April 22. The program will conclude with a screening of Pioneering Along the Patapsco, produced in partnership with Maryland Public Television. The production highlights innovations over the years that have transformed both Ellicott City and the Patapsco River Valley. Visit EC250’s YouTube channel at 3 PM on February 19 to enjoy the full program.

  • February 26, 2022, 10 AM

Join PHG at the Howard County Conservancy’s Mt. Pleasant Farmstead for a discussion on the history of the Patapsco Watershed and what is being done to preserve it. Afterward, enjoy a naturalist-guided hike around Mt Pleasant.

  • March 3, 2022

PHG’s new Patapsco Short, “River Safety and (In)equity” premieres on our YouTube Channel.

  • March 10, 2022, 4 PM

Dave Ferraro and Bruce Clopein, “Adaptive Programs in Patapsco Valley State Park,”  via ZOOM register HERE

Dave Ferraro and Bruce Clopein will highlight the processes and challenges of establishing adaptive programs in Patapsco Valley State Park. Based on their experience, they will offer advice on how other interested parties can explore establishing adaptive programs.

  • March 24, 2022, 6 PM

Kelly Palich, “Preserving the Past: Why Archaeology Matters in the PVHA,” via ZOOM register HERE

Archaeology is the study of the human past through material remains that remain hidden below surface.  These buried clues are significant to answering the questions about the past that we cannot find recorded in the archives.  Within the Patapsco Valley Heritage Area, there are very few protections to save these valuable resources from development.  Join Archaeologist Kelly Palich as she shares some of the most significant findings in the area and opens a dialogue on why archaeology matters within the PVHA.

  • March 30, 2022, 7 PM

Inaugural Charles L Wagandt II Memorial Lecture

■      Presenter: Dr. Henry K. Sharp, “Pioneering Innovations in the Patapsco Valley,” via ZOOM register HERE

Join Henry K. Sharp, author of The Patapsco River Valley: Cradle of the Industrial Revolution in Maryland (2000) and America’s First Factory Town: The Industrial Revolution in Maryland’s Patapsco River Valley (2017) . Sharp’s presentation will explore strategies and technologies embraced by the Patapsco Valley’s early entrepreneurs.

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