Historic clock found, erected in Ellicott City

Clock a symbol of rebuilding, Kittleman says
Posted at 1:27 PM, Aug 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-03 13:27:52-04

Workers cleaning up in the aftermath of a devastating flash flood in Ellicott City took some time Wednesday to temporarily rig up a local landmark--the clock tower. 

According to County Executive Howard Kittleman, a search and rescue team member spotted the clock tower pole Tuesday morning. A man named Bobby Barker found one of the clock faces, which was returned to officials, according to a statement on Kittleman's Facebook page.

"It’s not permanent, but it will serve as a symbol of rebuilding as we continue to work on recovery plans," Kittleman said on Facebook.

The clock as been set to 9:20, when the flood hit. It's standing on concrete that's inscribed with "8-3-16," the date it was stood back up. 

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