35 Interesting Facts About Maryland

Last updated on December 12th, 2019

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  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Naval_Academy
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Scott_Key
  3. https://owlcation.com/humanities/Edgar-Allan-Poe-The-Raven-and-the-NFL-Ravens
  4. https://www.preservationmaryland.org/made-in-maryland-the-first-umbrella-factory-in-baltimore-city/
  5. https://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/connecting-britain/samuel-morse-sends-first-us-telegram/
  6. https://www.baltimoresun.com/weather/bal-wx-baltimore-s-streak-without-a-white-christmas-to-hit-14-years-20161222-story.html
  7. https://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/3824
  8. https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2016/oct/30/ouija-board-mystery-history
  9. https://aleteia.org/2019/10/03/how-maryland-was-named-after-the-devout-catholic-wife-of-a-doomed-english-king/
  10. https://sos.maryland.gov/mdkids/Pages/statesymbols.aspx
  11. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harriet_Tubman_Underground_Railroad_Visitor_Center
  12. https://foxhillresidences.com/maryland-called-old-line-state/
  13. https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/03/16/594305719/maryland-gets-closer-to-retiring-state-song-that-calls-northerners-scum
  14. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/francis-scott-key-the-reluctant-patriot-180937178/
  15. https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-great-baltimore-fire-begins
  16. https://www.adea.org/GoDental/Health_Professions_Advisors/History_of_Dentistry.aspx
  17. https://www.usda.gov/media/blog/2014/07/17/maryland-america-miniature
  18. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maryland_State_House
  19. https://www.uscourts.gov/educational-resources/educational-activities/justice-thurgood-marshall-profile-brown-v-board
  20. https://geog.ucsb.edu/who-was-the-first-person-to-reach-the-north-pole/
  21. https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/the-story-of-the-surgery-that-made-ben-carson-famous–and-its-complicated-aftermath/2015/11/13/15b5f900-88c1-11e5-be39-0034bb576eee_story.html
  22. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mason%E2%80%93Dixon_line
  23. https://www.britannica.com/topic/Baltimore-and-Ohio-Railroad
  24. https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-settlement-of-maryland
  25. https://dnr.maryland.gov/forests/Pages/trees/giant.aspx
  26. https://www.chesapeakebay.net/discover/ecosystem/the_estuary_system
  27. https://www.chesapeakebay.net/discover/history/captain_john_smith
  28. https://history.nasa.gov/SP-09-511.pdf
  29. https://www.history.com/topics/american-civil-war/battle-of-antietam
  30. https://www.nps.gov/anti/index.htm
  31. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hancock,_Maryland
  32. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/District_of_Columbia_retrocession