Along the Gwynns Falls

By Gwynns Falls Trail Council

Along the Gwynns Falls was produced in partnership with the Parks & People Foundation and the Gwynns Falls Trail Council featuring audio excerpts from from the Gwynns Falls Trail Audio Tour produced by Ed Orser and Steve Bradley, University of Maryland Baltimore County.

Locations for Tour

1. Carroll Park

Carroll Park is Baltimore's third oldest city park and was originally part of the enormous Mount Clare estate owned by Charles Carroll, Barrister in the mid-18th century. The park was the site of Camp Carroll during the Civil War and, in the 30…

2. Ellicott Driveway

Close beside the Gwynns Falls is Ellicott Driveway, completed by the city in 1917 as the kind of stream valley parkway envisioned by the Olmsted Brothers landscape architectural firm in 1904. Ellicott Driveway was built on top of the millrace that…

3. Carrollton Viaduct

On July 4, 1828, Charles Carroll of Carrollton, the last living signer of the Declaration of Independence and a director of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, laid the cornerstone for the Carrollton Viaduct and remarked, "I consider this among the…