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Dates: 1/2/2018 - 12/31/2018
City / State: Sykesville, MD
Event Name: Sykesville Historic District
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 109232 2018/Y0218
Distance - Trail Ratings: MD - 1A
Description: Trail is on sidewalks, roadsides and includes a linear trail that is through a mostly wooded and shady area.
Amenities: Strollers: Medium | Wheelchairs: Medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Honoring Our Flag, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, National Register of Historic Places, Points of Reference, Trekking With the Trees, United States Post Offices, Water Towers, You'll Never Walk Alone
Start Times: Daylight Hours Only
Location: The Inn at Norwood
Start Point / Driving Directions: 7514 Norwood Avenue, Sykesville, MD 21784. From Baltimore Beltway (I-695), Exit 16 to I-70 W. Take exit 80, MD 32 N, to Sykesville, keeping right off ramp (N), 3.5 miles. Go left at sign, Sykesville Main Street, 1/2 mile, and take 3rd street on left, Church Street. Inn at Norwood is house ahead up hill. Park on left, St Paul's parking (ONLY WHILE REGISTERING), and go to front porch where Start Box located under bench. There is a drive of a few blocks to the start of the walk.
Awards & Fees: A Award
Comments: You will be walking through the historic district of Sykesville where Confederate General J.E.B. Stuart burned the bridge over the Patapsco River prior to the Battle at Gettysburg. Sykesville is in Carroll County. Fee for IVV credit or non-IVV is $3.00. Children 12 and under walk for free (IVV credit included) courtesy of Freestate Happy Wanderers.
Host Club: Freestate Happy Wanderers
Contact: Melissa Mooney (410) 428-0867
Website: www.mdvolks.org/freestate/
E-Mail Contact: melmoons78@gmail.com