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Maryland “Must-See”      メリーランド州の簡単な紹介

Maryland Map +

The settlement of Maryland - Mar 25, 1634 - 
George Calvert, 1st Baron Baltimore British statesman |
George Calvert, 1st Baron Baltimore - Wikipedia  1579 – 15 April 1632, an English politician and coloniser. He achieved domestic political success as a Member of Parliament and later Secretary of State under King James I.  ...
Maryland's Name & Queen Henrietta Maria
The Colony of Maryland Founded in 1632 - YouTube

Annapolis1)  ---  Sailing capital of America, Home of the U.S. Navy Academy (1845) 2, 3)
Hats aweigh! Throwing their hats into the air is the Navy Academy’s tradition3). For more info click:
Throwing Graduation Caps in the Air: History of a Graduation Tradition | Hats Off And Anchors Aweigh COMMENCEMENT; What's in the Air At Graduation?
Birth of the U.S. Naval Academy - Oct 10, 1845 -
United States Naval Academy:: Leaders to Serve the Nation :: USNA
USNA- The Making of An Officer - YouTube
United States Naval Academy - Wikipedia
Annapolis, Maryland

Antietam National Battlefield 2), Sharpsburg      Civil War    

Baltimore’s Inner Harbor 1, 2)
USS Constellation (restored 1854 wooden naval warship), Baltimore Maritime Museum – submarine USS Torsk, National Aquarium, World Trade Center, Maryland Academy of Sciences including
Maryland Science Center
Fort McHenry 2): War of 1812   Birthplace of “The Star-Spangled Banner.”

Baltimore’s Preakness Stakes 2)    One of the
Triple Crown 
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  California Chrome wins 2014 Preakness Stakes, keeps Triple Crown hopes alive - ESPN   AP, 05/17/2014
Preakness Stakes
, Baltimore, Maryland < >  3rd Sat. in May
Triple Crown

The B&O (Baltimore & Ohio) Railroad Museum 1)    Birthplace of America's railroading

Camp David (presidential retreat) 2),
Catoctin Mountain Park
Chesapeake Bay 2)
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park 2), Sharpsburg

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
2), St. Michaels

George Washington Memorial Parkway  DC, MD, VA    3084 130818 
George Washington Memorial Parkway - Bing Images
Great American Road Trips -- The George Washington Memorial Parkway - YouTube  |  George Washington Memorial Parkway - YouTube
George Washington Memorial Parkway - Wikipedia

our National Park page  |  our MN & WI Park and Nature Center page

Pocomoke River State Forest and Park
2), Snow Hill
Virgin Mobile Freefest -  The largest Music and arts festival on the East Coast , Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore, Maryland (MD) 130921
Jousting is Maryland’s official sport
2) See our Jousting photos

Seven U.S. states are named after kings or queens  州の名前に、王または、女王の名をとった7つの州


Brief History 2)
Annapolis becomes the temporary capital of the United States (1783)  | Washington D.C is created on land given by Maryland (1791) | America’s first railroad construction begins (Baltimore and Ohio, 1828) | U.S. Naval Academy (Annapolis, 1945) |  Free State (Maryland refuses to enforce Prohibition, 1919-33)

13419 171018  Mason and Dixon draw a line - Oct 18, 1767 -
Mason-Dixon Line - YouTube
The 250th Anniversary of the Mason Dixon Line - YouTube

Pennsylvania  |  Maryland  |  Delaware  |  West Virginia

Famous People 2)
Fredrick Douglass, John Hopkins (founder of a hospital & university), Babe Ruth, Elizabeth Ann Seton (Founder of Daughters of Charity,  America’s 1st Saint),
and more. Click
here for more info on Famous People in Maryland.     

Maryland |  Baltimore |  Columbia  |  Silver Spring |  Ellicott City  |  Germantown  |  Annapolis (Capital)

12827 170606  President Jackson rides the Iron Horse - Jun 06, 1833 -
Presidents:    Andrew Jackson    #7
Baltimore, Maryland  

born April 12, 1947    Tom Clancy
Tom Clancy, author of mega-selling techno thrillers, dies - Oct 01, 2013 -
Tom Clancy - Wikipedia  April 12, 1947 – October 1, 2013, an American novelist best known for his technically detailed espionage and military-science storylines set during and after the Cold War.
Tom Clancy - IMDb
The Sum of All Fears (1-9) Movie CLIP - Everyone Has Opinions (2002) HD - YouTube
Top 10 Tom Clancy Video Games - YouTube
Author Tom Clancy dies at 66 - YouTube
Tom Clancy - Author - Biography

born April 8, 1955    Barbara Kingsolver         
Barbara Kingsolver is born - Apr 08, 1955 -
Barbara Kingsolver - Wikipedia 
born April 8, 1955, an American novelist, essayist and poet. She was raised in rural Kentucky and lived briefly in the Congo in her early childhood.
The Poisonwood Bible - Wikipedia
Barbara Kingsolver - IMDb
Maryland  |  Kentucky

Governor George Wallace shot - May 15, 1972 -
1972, May 15 George Wallace Assassination Attempt Stock Footage HD - YouTube

Maryland  |  Alabama
Presidents:     Richard Nixon    #37

Largest Cities in Maryland

Travel & Tourism | Tourism

Top 15 Maryland Attractions | Things to Do in Maryland


Congress authorizes survey of Cumberland Road - Mar 29, 1806 - - a proposed national road from Cumberland, Maryland, through the Appalachian Mountains to Wheeling, Virginia (then, and now West Virginia), on the Ohio River.
The National Road – First Highway in America – Legends of America
National Road - Wikipedia
Maryland  |  West Virginia

Birth of the U.S. Naval Academy - Oct 10, 1845 -
United States Naval Academy:: Leaders to Serve the Nation :: USNA
USNA- The Making of An Officer - YouTube
United States Naval Academy - Wikipedia
Annapolis, Maryland

September 17, 1862, Maryland     Rebels and Yankees clash at the Battle of Antietam - HISTORY 
September 18, 1862  McClellan lets Lee retreat from Antietam - HISTORY  09/18/1862 
Battle of Antietam - Wikipedia
Civil War Trust Animated Map: Antietam - YouTube
Civil War in Four Minutes: Antietam - YouTube|
Glory (1-8) Movie CLIP - The Battle of Antietam (1989) HD - YouTube  Part 1 > Part 8
Sharpsburg, Maryland - Wikipedia  | 
Civil War 

Baltimore and BGE mark 200th anniversary of first gas street lamp - Baltimore Sun  02/08/2017
Gas lighting - Wikipedia

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7987 141215  The Best Neighborhoods to See Holiday Lights in 2014 - via @Redfin  Christin Camacho, 12/10/2014
Top five neighborhoods in the U.S. for 2014:  1. Dyker Heights – Brooklyn, NY, 2. “Christmas Town” – McAdenville, NC, 3. Interlochen – Arlington, TX, 4. “Miracle on 34th Street” – Baltimore, MD, 5. Peacock Lane – Portland, OR
These Off-the-Beaten-Path Holiday Light Displays Will Blow Your Mind  Yahoo Travel, Leah Ginsberg, 12/09/2014
Brooklyn, N.Y., Clifton Mill, Ohio, Louisville, Ky., McAdenville, N.C., Richmond, Va., Portland, Ore., Bernville, Pa., Newport Beach, Calif., Branson, Mo., Baltimore, M.D., San Antonio, Texas
Christmas  |  America, States & D.C.

1514 130423  Md. (Maryland) schools again ranked best overall in country Education Alert - WBAL Home      
10 best high schools of 2013 - MSN Real Estate  |  10 best places to raise your kids - MSN Real Estate

7695 141112  America's most dangerous cities, 2014 - Yahoo Homes  Thomas C. Frohlich, Alexander Kent and Alexander E.M. Hess, 24/7 WallSt, 11/12/12014
America's Most Dangerous Cities 2014 Edition  Huffington Post, Simon McCormack, 11/11/2014
Crime in America 2015: Top 10 Most Dangerous Cities Over 200,000
  Law Street, Kevin Rizzo, 11/10/2014    1. Detroit, Michigan, 2. Oakland, California, 3. Memphis, Tennessee, 4. St. Louis, Missouri, 5. Cleveland, Ohio, 6. Baltimore, Maryland, 7. Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 8. Birmingham, Alabama, 9. Newark, New Jersey, 10. Kansas City, Missouri
Crime in America 2015: Top 10 Most Dangerous Cities Under 200,000  Law Street, Kevin Rizzo, 11/10/2014     1. Little Rock, Arkansas, 2. Rockford, Illinois, 3. New Haven, Connecticut, 4. Hartford, Connecticut, 5. Springfield, Missouri, 6. Springfield, Massachusetts, 7. Paterson, New Jersey, 8. Lansing, Michigan, 9. Beaumont, Texas, 10. Richmond, California   
Crime in America 2015: Top 10 Safest Cities over 200,000  Law Street, Kevin Rizzo, 11/10/2014     1. Irvine, California, 2. Gilbert, Arizona, 3. Fremont, California, 4. Santa Clarita, California, 5. Henderson, Nevada, 6. Plano, Texas, 7. Scottsdale, Arizona, 8. Virginia Beach, Virginia, 9. Garland, Texas, 10. Chandler, Arizona
Crime in America 2015  Law Street
Uniform Crime Reports - Wikipedia
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) - Wikipedia
Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) - Wikipedia
Intelligence agency  Wikipedia
List of intelligence agencies  Wikipedia
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)  Wikipedia
National_Security_Agency (NSA)  Wikipedia
America, States & D.C.

1)  Laura Sutherland with Family Travel Forum: Amazing Places to Take Your Kids(Illinois: Publications International, Ltd., 2008)
2) Inge N. Dobelis (Project Editor): America: land of Beauty and Splendor (New York/Montreal: Reader’s Digest, 1992)
3) Alma E. Guinness (Project Editor) et al: America A to Z (New York, USA: The Reader's Digest Association, 1997) 

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