Here are some photos from my visit to the Belmont estate on Friday.
Belmont is a green oasis in the middle of Howard County’s suburbs. This view is protected by law.
The manor was built in 1738 with a Georgian portico.
The Hanson family burial plot. The old oak is hanging in there.
Nearby is Historic Ellicott City, once famous for its mills, a stop on the B&O and the National Road. Adding to its charm is natural beauty, including the Patapsco River and steep Piedmont hills. This truck provided a contrast...