Ann Tonge (c1792-1863) built the three buildings as rental units for mill workers in Ellicott City. Born in England, she married James Tonge who died c1840 and she signed a release of mortgage deed on Feb 26, 1844 as "Administratrix of James Tonge deceased."
The three duplexes of "Tonge Row" are two stories on the road, and a walk-out bottom floor in the back. Each duplex side has an upper and lower door and a central chimney.
Photocopy of signature from the Howard County Historical Society
Located at 3736-3742, 3744-3748, and 3752-3744 Old Columbia Road.
©2017 Patricia Bixler Reber
Forgotten history of Ellicott City & Howard County MD