Nestled in the Patapsco River valley in Carroll County, Maryland you will find the charming small town of Sykesville. Located on the historic main line of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, Sykesville is a Maryland & National Main Street and National Trust for Historic Preservation District. The Baltimore & Ohio train station in Sykesville was designed by E. Francis Baldwin and built in 1883 in the Queen Anne style. It is only one of many historically significant buildings in the heart of Sykesville, its Historic District. This scenic community is a great place to buy a home if you enjoy the laidback lifestyle of small-town living, while still being in close proximity to larger cities and all they have to offer.
Sykesville is a community with numerous cultural and historical points of interest. You can brush up on the abundant history of the town at The Sykesville Gate House Museum. The museum is home to numerous artifacts and an innovative timeline detailing every aspect of Sykesville history. If you have children be sure to stop by the Little Sykes Railway Park on Main Street. This family friendly community also has abundant opportunities for outdoor recreation, such as tubing on the Patapsco. Buy a home in Sykesville and enjoy all of this and close proximity to great shopping and dining as well.
In addition to having an impressive historic district, Sykesville is also home to multiple community events and festivals throughout the year. In Millard Cooper Park there are concerts throughout the spring and summer. Cooper Park, or “The Coop,” as the locals call it, is also home to Sykesville Cinema the 2nd Saturday of each month throughout the summer. There is a Snack Shack offering ice cream, candy and drinks and a lit playground for the children to enjoy. Sykesville also has farmers market that runs June through October. You certainly won’t want to miss the annual Art & Wine Festival, the Chili Cook-Off & Beer Festival, the Ghost & Legends Tour or their old-fashioned Merry Main Street celebration.
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