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Ye Haunted History of Olde Ellicott City

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Address: 8267 Main St, Ellicott City, MD 21043-9925
Phone Number: 1-800-288-8747
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Historical and full of hauntings

Excellent value and wonderful and intriguing stories of the town's past! Both options of the tour are amazing and give you a view of the historical significance of Ellicott City... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2015
M J
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Richland, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This is a very cute and historic town. The best time to see it is during the week when it is not so busy. They have great shops where you can find Bargains....

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We went there on Monday. Most of the shops were closed, they close Monday and Tuesday!! Very surprisly. Place is nice, but not during morning time. Good idea to visit after 4 pm, but again they close early around 6! I think old town Alexanderia is much better place.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Excellent value and wonderful and intriguing stories of the town's past! Both options of the tour are amazing and give you a view of the historical significance of Ellicott City to the present.

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Ellicott City, Maryland, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

A little bit of local history, a lot of old fashioned storytelling, and almost no scary, a ghost tour is a great excuse (if you need one) to walk slowly up and down the main street of Ellicott City, hand in hand with that special someone, on a summer evening. The ghost tours (there are several to chose from) take... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

This tour sounded fun and my partner and I were excited to go on it - we really wanted to like it. I hate to be critical, but the tour on Friday 12th July 2013 was terrible. The success of a ghost tour hinges on the guide's personality, wit, enthusiasm and verbal delivery, to generate a "haunted" atmosphere. I liked... More 

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Shannon C, Web & Social Media Specialist at Ye Haunted History of Olde Ellicott City, responded to this review

Jim, I'm really sorry you had a bad time on our tour. If you would be willing to call the welcome center at 410-313-1900 we would love to hear more about your experience and help rectify the issue. More 

clovis CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

I cant wait to return. This whole city amazed us...walking tours, railroad museum, and antique shops to die for! Be sure to drive around side streets if you are in auto after this tour and create your own tour.

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Federalsburg, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012 via mobile

We did this tour in late June, our guide for the evening was Paula and she was great! The guides dress in period clothing and carry a candle-lit lantern, which enhances the mood of the tour. We found Paula informative and engaging with her stories, many of personal experiences or those of close friends. Ellicott City is a beautiful and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

This was our first ghost tour so we really didn’t know what to expect. We arrived to the town (which is totally charming and cute) around 8pm and parked right behind the visitors center. We bought the tickets and while we waited for the tour to start we learned about the history of the region by reading some display panels... More 

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Shannon C, Web & Social Media Specialist at Ye Haunted History of Olde Ellicott City, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review of our ghost tour. I'm glad you had a good time and hope to see you in the future! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

The literary pub crawl is a close cousin to the haunted history tours of Ellicott City. Our hostess, dressed for the part, read passages from locals like Edgar Allan Poe, and H.L.Mencken as well as passers through like Daniel Boone. A great way to feel the heartbeat of the town while enjoying a drink at some of the local establishments... More 

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