Real Estate Tips:
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3 Popular Attractions In Maryland
- Walters Art Museum: Art museum in Baltimore, Maryland.
- National Aquarium: Aquarium in Baltimore, Maryland.
- Fort Meade near Laurel became a base because a train engineer delivering soldiers to Meade knew only one Meade, the one in Maryland. He was not aware of Fort Meade, Florida. The confusion happened so often a second base was built in Maryland in an attempt to avoid the confusion.
- The National Institute of Standards and Technology gave Gaithersburg the designation Science Capital of the United States when the Bureau moved to the area in 1961.
- The first umbrella factory in the United States was established in Baltimore in 1828.
- In 1904, downtown Baltimore was almost destroyed by a huge fire with damages estimated at $150 million.
- Jazz great Billie Holiday was born in Baltimore. A monument of this female jazz singer stands on the corner of Lafayette and Pennsylvania avenues.
|State of Maryland|
|Anthem: None (“Maryland, My Maryland” repealed in 2021)|
|Before statehood||Province of Maryland|
|Admitted to the Union||April 28, 1788 (7th)|
|Largest metro and urban areas|
|•Governor||Larry Hogan (R)|
|•Lieutenant Governor||Boyd Rutherford (R)|
|•Lower house||House of Delegates|
|Judiciary||Maryland Court of Appeals|
|U.S. House delegation||
|•Water||2,633sqmi (6,819km2) 21%|
|•Median household income||$87,063|
|•Official language||None (English, de facto)|
|Time zone||UTC−05:00 (Eastern)|
|•Summer (DST)||UTC−04:00 (EDT)|
|ISO 3166 code||US-MD|
|Latitude||37° 53′ N to 39° 43′ N|
|Longitude||75° 03′ W to 79° 29′ W|
Must-See places in Maryland
1. Fort mcHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine
-Address. 2400 E Fort Ave., Baltimore, MD 21230
– admissions; $15 charge to enter the fort for everyone age 16 and up for 7 days
-free parking is available. Also park is accessible by public transportation and by the Baltimore Water Taxi.
-Feel free to bring your own picnic lunch, as there's no fee to enjoy the park grounds.
-Hours 9am-5pm. (summer time 9am-6pm)
-Stretch your legs on the Sea Wall Trail, which goes all around the Fort mchenry peninsula
-Fort McHenry is a historical American coastal pentagonal bastion for on Locust Point, now a neighborhood of Baltimore, Maryland. It is best known for its role in the War of 1812, when American troops defeated a British navy fleet, the site was also the inspiration for “The Star-Spangled Banner”, written by Francis Scott Key, who witnessed the battle and America's victory.
-Located in the Locust Point neighborhood of baltimore and set within a 42-acre park, Fort McHenry includes a visitor and education center, exhibits displaying war artifacts, and a variety of ranger programs
2. The Walters Art Museum
-Address. 600N Charles St. Baltimore, MD 21201
-Hours. Wed-Sun. 10am-5pm(Thu. 10am-9pm)
-The museum's collection spans more than seven millennia, from 5,000 BC to the 21st century, and encompasses 36,000 objects from around the world
-Walking through the museum's historic buildings, visitors encounter a stunning panorama of thousands of years of art, from romantic 19th-century images of French gardens to mesmerizing Ethiopian icons, richly illuminated Qur'ans and Gospel books, ancient Roman sarcophagi, and serene images of the buddha.
-The Walter' mission has been to bring art and people together and to create a place where people of every background can be touched by art.
3. Inner Harbor
-One of America's oldest seaports dating from the 1600s is today an important landmark and popular tourist destination.
-Park your car and follow the brick promenade through this bustling complex of eateries, stores, museums, entertainment and children's attractions.
4. African American Museum
5. Star Spangled banner Flag house
6. Little Italy
7. Fell's Point