Valentines Weekend Program Explores Elkton’s Marriage History

If you are interested in learning about Elkton’s history as a place for quick marriages, the Historical Society of Cecil County is hosting a free lecture on Feb. 11. 2011, at 7:00 p.m.  Stop in to hear historian Mike Dixon talk about when the marriage industry thrived in Elkton and the honeymoon express arrived in town everyday.  Dixon will also take a look at some of the characters behind this unusual past as it examines the story of Elkton’s past as the marriage capital of the east.  The Society is located at 135 E. Main Street, Elkton.

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