Maryland Flag

Flag of Maryland

The Maryland flag contains the family crest of the Calvert and Crossland families. Maryland was founded as an English colony in 1634 by Cecil Calvert, the second Lord Baltimore. The black and Gold designs belong to the Calvert family. The red and white design belongs to the Crossland family. Flag adopted 1904.

Maryland Page

Maryland was the 7th state to join the union.
It was settled in 1634 and entered the union on Apr. 28, 1788.
The state capitol is Annapolis

Their nickname is: The Old Line State
Their motto is: strong deeds, gentle words
Origin of state's name: Named to honor Henrietta Maria, wife of England's King Charles I

Below is a list of some of the ciites we have visisted during our trip(s) to Maryland:

Annapolis Baltimore

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