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? Was the Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow really from The Patapsco River Valley?
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. Some locations offer special drinks the night of the tour The tour lasts at least 2 hours and 15 minutes. Tours begin at The Diamondback Tavern.