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Maryland in the 1600s
06/27/2017 Bill Hart

How the Free State Was Established The sixteen hundreds was an eventful period in Maryland’s rich history. It sees the state’s founding and its establishment as a colony under English rule. Let’s dive into full detail as we chronicle the most significant events that happened during this particular period.   Finding Maryland: A Colony Was
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First Colony of Maryland
First Colony of Maryland
06/22/2017 Bill Hart

How Maryland Became a Colony Before Maryland became the Free State that we know today, it was one of the original thirteen colonies of the United States. It belonged to the Southern Colonies group together with the Virginia and Georgia colonies. Let’s take a look at the Old Line State’s emergence as a colony.  
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USS Constellation
USS Constellation
06/13/2017 Bill Hart

How this warship proved to be a US history trophy For years, Maryland has boasted of being the home to many crown jewels from the rich history of America. One of these crown jewels is found afloat at Baltimore’s historic seaport, the Inner Harbor. It is the over-two-hundred-years-old US Navy warship that sailed across continents
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Maryland
The Free State of Maryland
06/06/2017 Bill Hart

A Very Short Review on the History of How Maryland Became a State The Chesapeake Bay state has a history that can make any true American patriot proud. One of the original Thirteen Colonies, it was considered to be the birthplace of religious freedom in America and was one of the first European settlements to
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Steamboats Sail by Chesapeake Bay
Steamboats Sail by Chesapeake Bay
05/30/2017 Bill Hart

How Steamboats and US History Are Intertwined Taken from an Algonquian word meaning “big river,” Chesapeake Bay is where steamboats sailed for almost 150 years. It was in 1807 that North River Steamboat first demonstrated the feasibility of using steam to propel boats for commercial use. However, it wasn’t until 1813, six years after, that
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Family Feud Penn-Calvert Boundary Dispute
Family Feud: Penn-Calvert Boundary Dispute
05/23/2017 Bill Hart

How the Penn-Calvert boundary dispute was resolved after eighty-five years The first Lord Baltimore, George Calvert, had the vision to create a refuge where Catholics and Protestants could practice their faith without discrimination. Calvert himself, a converted Roman Catholic, had experienced several conflicts because of his beliefs. In 1621 he applied for a charter for
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James McHenry
Who was James McHenry, and why was he an important figure in US history?
05/02/2017 Bill Hart

An Irish-born American military surgeon and statesman, James McHenry was born in Ballymena of Country Antrim, Ireland, in 1753. Immigrating to Philadelphia in 1771, he was soon followed by his family the following year, and together they established an import business in Baltimore, Maryland. He originally had a classical education in Dublin as he was
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Founding Fathers of Maryland Daniel St. Thomas Jenifer
Founding Fathers of Maryland: Daniel St. Thomas Jenifer
04/25/2017 Bill Hart

Meet Daniel St. Thomas Jenifer, a Founding Father of the United States A leader in Maryland’s colonial government, Daniel St. Thomas Jenifer was a politician and Founding Father of the United States. He was a staunch supporter of patriotism and served the Colonial revolutionary movement faithfully. Born in Charles County, Maryland, in 1723, he hailed
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Founding Fathers of Maryland Daniel Carroll
Founding Fathers of Maryland: Daniel Carroll
04/18/2017 Bill Hart

Introducing United States’ Founding Father Daniel Carroll Born in 1730, Daniel Carroll probably didn’t know he would grow up to become a great politician that would help found one of the greatest countries in the world. He was also one of the few Roman Catholics to be among the Founders. A proud patriot, he was
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Maryland:<br>Lord Baltimore's Dream

Maryland:
Lord Baltimore's Dream

MARYLAND:<br>The Story Continues

MARYLAND:
The Story Continues