Monthly Archives: October 2017

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African Americans in Maryland

were 30% of the state’s population. History of slavery in Maryland Maryland State Colonization Society "Maryland QuickFacts from the US Census Bureau"

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Eastern Shore of Maryland

The Eastern Shore of Maryland is a part of the U.S. state of Maryland that lies predominantly on the east side of the Chesapeake Bay and consists of nine

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Florida

increasing environmental issues. The state’s economy relies mainly on tourism, agriculture, and transportation, which developed in the late 19th century

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American robin

throughout North America, wintering from southern Canada to central Mexico and along the Pacific Coast. It is the state bird of Connecticut, Michigan, and Wisconsin

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Nanjemoy, Maryland

by the Southern Maryland Astronomical Society, has a dome formerly used nearby at a U.S. Naval Research Laboratory facility. Hunting and fishing have long

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List of Maryland Terrapins football seasons

quarterback Will Skinner in 1892 at what was then known as the Maryland Agricultural College. Since then, the Terrapins (commonly known as the "Terps")

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Southern Maryland

Southern Maryland in popular usage is composed of the state’s southernmost counties on the "Western Shore" of the Chesapeake Bay in the state of Maryland

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Electric bicycle laws

Legality of Electric Bicycles in New York". NYBC.net. 2013-02-27. Retrieved 2016-09-16.  "NYC DOT – Bicyclists – Commercial Bicycling". Nyc.gov. 2013-04-23

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Delmarva Peninsula

that of the Southern United States. Many Delmarva counties are much more conservative than the "mainland" counties of Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia

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Allegheny Front

major southeast- or east-facing escarpment in the Allegheny Mountains in southern Pennsylvania, western Maryland, and eastern West Virginia, USA. The Allegheny

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Lexington Park, Maryland

census-designated place (CDP) in St. Mary’s County, Maryland, United States, and the principal community of the Lexington Park, Maryland Micropolitan Statistical

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University of Maryland, College Park

6, 1856, the forerunner of today’s University of Maryland was chartered as the Maryland Agricultural College. Two years later, Charles Benedict Calvert

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College of Southern Maryland

College of Southern Maryland (CSM) in La Plata, Maryland, United States, is a public, regional community college, serving Southern Maryland‘s Charles,

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St. Mary’s College of Maryland

College of Maryland, established in 1840, is a U.S. public, secular (non-religious) and co-educational four-year liberal arts college located in St. Mary’s

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Florida

increasing environmental issues. The state’s economy relies mainly on tourism, agriculture, and transportation, which developed in the late 19th century

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Allegheny Front

major southeast- or east-facing escarpment in the Allegheny Mountains in southern Pennsylvania, western Maryland, and eastern West Virginia, USA. The Allegheny

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Kent Island (Maryland)

Kent Island is the largest island in the Chesapeake Bay, and a historic place in Maryland. To the east, a narrow channel known as the Kent Narrows barely

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Maryland

undergraduate institution in Maryland is the University of Maryland, College Park which was founded as the Maryland Agricultural College in 1856 and became

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History of slavery in Maryland

Slavery in Maryland lasted around 200 years, from its beginnings in 1642 when the first Africans were brought as slaves to St. Mary’s City, Maryland, to the

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Atlantic Coast Bicycle Route

southern section begins after the Mason–Dixon Line (the boundary between Pennsylvania and Maryland) and is notable for the Civil War battlefields in Fredericksburg

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Pitcairn Islands

Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands, are a group of four volcanic islands in the southern Pacific Ocean that form the last British Overseas Territory in the Pacific

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American robin

throughout North America, wintering from southern Canada to central Mexico and along the Pacific Coast. It is the state bird of Connecticut, Michigan, and Wisconsin

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Delmarva Peninsula

and commercial fishing. Most of the land is rural, and there are only a few large population centers. Many local restaurants serve southern cuisine such

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Steppingstone Museum

northwest of Havre de Grace, Maryland, whose mission is to preserve and interpret the rural heritage of Harford County, Maryland. The museum displays and

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History of the Southern United States

The history of the Southern United States reaches back hundreds of years and includes the Mississippian people, well known for their mound building. European