A Glimpse of Savage

Welcome to Savage, a town steeped in history and brimming with unique experiences. Once a bustling mill town, Savage played a vital role in the Northeast's manufacturing industry for over a century. At the heart of the town stands Savage Mill, a historic textile mill that dates back to 1822. Today, it has become a vibrant destination featuring a diverse collection of shops, galleries, and restaurants. In the summer, Savage Mill is home to the Savage Mill Bluegrass Festival, where Maryland's top bluegrass bands play. In the winter, Savage Mill transforms into a holiday delight with many activities to spread winter cheer.

Navigating Savage Mill

Inside Savage Mill, you won't want to miss exploring the New Weave and Old Weave Buildings, Spinning, Cotton Shed, and Barn. In the New Weave Building, discover a wide variety of shops. From G + H Custom Workshop and Bead Soup, you can plan a DIY craft date to create something special. Visit with your gal pals for Girls Night Out, which generally takes place every couple of months. In the Courtyard area, you can enjoy coffee from Roggenart.

Courtyard at Savage Mill

Courtyard at Savage Mill

Not only is your dog welcome in the Courtyard, but also throughout the entire Savage Mil shopping complex. Ample parking is available in the Big Lot, Little Lot, and Foundry Lot.

Scenic Views in Savage

Savage is home to the iconic Bollman Truss Bridge, a two-span structure spanning 160 feet, located near the Foundry Lot of Savage Mill. As the world's only surviving example of the "iron truss" approach to bridge engineering, this historic landmark has stood since 1887 and holds the distinction of being a National Historic Landmark.

Another iconic view is from the patio of The Blind Pig Dive Bar, which overlooks the rustic ruins that are nestled between the rolling waters of the Little Patuxent River. 

Dive Bar

The Blind Big Dive Bar

You can also get a glimpse of the ruins that date back to the 1800's by walking the Savage Mill Trail, a short scenic .8 mile trail. If you're seeking an adrenaline rush, look no further than Terrapin Adventures offering a range of exhilarating activities that include climbing, swinging, and defying gravity.

Savage offers a glimpse into the past while providing an array of exciting and memorable experiences. Come and immerse yourself in the town's rich heritage, indulge in unique shopping and dining, and create lasting memories in this remarkable destination.