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Transcript of Maryland
Annapolis became the nation's capitol in November 1783.
"From the early days as a capitol city, Annapolis is know as "Athens of America."
Annapolis celebrates there 300 year anniversary in the capitol of Maryland in 2005. http://www.whitehouse.gov/our-government/legislative-branch Freedom ended in Maryland by a Puritan. In 1791, Maryland donates land to the new capital, Washington DC. http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0108223.html#ixzz2IAUOVlWb In 1814 Francis Scott Key wrote the words to “The Star-Spangled Banner.”, during the attack on Fort McHenry. During the Civil War, Maryland was a slave state. . Marylands' Bay produces more seafood-oysters, crabs, clams, fin fish-than any other water.
Maryland is about 250 miles long and 90 miles wide. Geography and Location Quick Facts Captain John Smith explores the Chesapeake Bay in 1608. www.visitmaryland.org Maryland land area is 9,775 square miles. Maryland is covered by water 2,633 square miles. The "Eastern Shore", is on the eastern side of the Chesapeake Bay. In the summer the beaches are beautiful and beautiful natural areas. Baltimore is a fun place to spend the day- walk along the docks, shop, eat and watch. The National Aquarium, Camden Yards, Port Discovery has the Historic ships. Enjoy shopping, dining, and the beautiful scenery of the state capitol. Take a sightseeing cruise or walking tour and learn about the history of the seaport. Walking or bicycling along the towpath, you can see original structures including locks, lockhouses and aquaducts. Attractions The park is open April through October. Six Flags has more than 100 rides. Some of the roller coasters are Wild One, Joker's Jinz and Superman Ride of steel. There are 2,000 seats Strathmore music center. Strathmore national artists including folk, blues, pop, jazz, show tunes, and classical music. The 50-acre winning garden includes an aquatic garden, azalea garden, butterfly garden, rose garden. In 1700s, Ellicott Mills was the largest center in the region. Maryland is know for its historic charm and a nice selection of antique and specialty shops and unique restaurants. Maryland is on the eastern seaboard of the US in the South Atlantic. Eastern Shore Six Flags Baltimore Inner Harbor Annapolis Harbor C&O Canal natural historic park Casino Strathmore Music Center NASA Center Historic Ellicott City Brookside Garden Fun Facts Maryland was the home town of Babe Ruth. Baltimore Ravens won the 2013 Super Bowl. Francis Scott Key Bridge is the second largest bridge in the nation. Economy Maryland has a total of 2.38 billion dollars in revenue from farming. Maryland fisheries caught 53.5 billion dollars of fish and seafood in 2006. In 2001 Marylands's gross state product was $195 billion dollars.15th highest in the nation. Maryland's gross state product was $195 billion in 2001, the 15th highest in the nation, Maryland's current sales tax rate is 6%