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Maryland is known for many firsts that took place including the first school in the United States, the first railway station to be built, the home to the first dental school, as well as the home of North America’s only commercial sailing fleet to name a few.
The fame of the first successful manned balloon launch belongs to a thirteen-year-old from Maryland.
Maryland is the birthplace of many of baseball’s greats such as Babe Ruth, Cal Ripken Jr., Billy Ripken, Lefty Grove, Frank Homerun Baker, Harold Baines, Al Kaine, Denny Neagle, and Jimmie Foxy. What an unstoppable team they could have made if born together in history.
Information about Maryland
State Abbreviation MD
Statehood April 28, 1788
State Capital Annapolis
Number of Counties 23
State Population 6,006,401
State Population Density 614.5 (People / Square mile)
State Motto Fatti maschii, parole femine (Manly deeds, womanly words)
State Flower Black-eyed susan
State Tree White oak
State Bird Baltimore Oriole
State Nickname Free State, Old Line State
State Area Codes 227, 240, 249, 280, 301, 410, 443, 667
- Maryland was the home of the first telegraph message to be received. Makes sense to learn that the first telegraph pole went up here as well.
- America’s national anthem was written here in Maryland.
- The state of Maryland was the first place to enact the workman’s compensation laws.
- Humbly, Maryland gave up a portion of its land to form Washington D.C.
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