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Maryland: The Old Line State
Map of U.S. showing location of Maryland

FAST FACTS

CAPITAL: Annapolis

STATEHOOD: 1788; 7th state

ATTRACTIONS: National Aquarium, National Harbor

FUN FACT: Poet Francis Scott Key wrote the U.S. national anthem in 1814 after he watched the British Royal Navy bombard Fort McHenry. 

 

Maryland state flag
State flower: black-eyed susan; State Bird: Baltimore oriole; State Tree: white oak; State Quarter

 

 

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Photo credits: Mark Emge, Dreamstime (flag); maogg, iStockphoto (quarter); Jruffa, Dreamstime (black-eyed susan); Boscorelli, Dreamstime (white oak); Paul Sparks, Dreamstime (oriole)

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