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Annapolis attractions
Annapolis is the capital of the U.S. state of Maryland, as well as the county seat of Anne Arundel County. Situated on the Chesapeake Bay at the mouth of the Severn River, 25 miles (40 km) south of Baltimore and about 30 miles (48 km) east of Washington, DC, Annapolis is part of the Baltimore–Washington metropolitan area. Its population was […]
Baltimore Inner Harbor view
Baltimore is the largest city in the U.S. state of Maryland and the 26th-most populous city in the country. It is located in the central area of the state along the tidal portion of the Patapsco River, an arm of the Chesapeake Bay. The independent city is often referred to as Baltimore City to distinguish it from surrounding Baltimore County. […]
Sailwinds park visitors center
Cambridge is a city in Dorchester County, Maryland, United States. The population was 12,326 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Dorchester County and the county’s largest municipality. Cambridge is the fourth most populous city in Maryland’s Eastern Shore region, after Salisbury, Elkton and Easton. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cambridge,_Maryland
Chesapeake Bay sunset
The Chesapeake Bay is an estuary lying inland from the Atlantic Ocean surrounded by the states of Maryland and Virginia, the largest such body in the US. More than 150 rivers and streams flow into the bay’s 64,299 square miles (166,534 km2) drainage basin, which covers parts of six states (New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia) and […]
Chesapeake Bay crabs
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 counties. As of the 2010 census, its population was 449,226, with just under 8 percent of Marylanders living in the region. The term “Eastern Shore” distinguishes a territorial part of the […]
Havre de Grace
Havre de Grace is a city in Harford County, Maryland, situated at the mouth of the Susquehanna River and the head of Chesapeake Bay. It is named after the port city of Le Havre, France, which in full was once Le Havre de Grâce (French, “Haven of Grace”). The population was 12,952 at the 2010 United States Census. The city […]
Oxford charm house
Oxford is a waterfront town and former colonial port in Talbot County, Maryland, United States. The population was 651 at the 2010 census. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oxford,_Maryland
mural on side of building
Rock Hall, “The Pearl of the Chesapeake”, is a waterfront town located directly on the National Chesapeake Scenic Byway in Kent County, Maryland, United States. It is located less than two hours away from large metropolitan areas such as Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington DC. The population was 1,310 at the 2010 census. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rock_Hall,_Maryland
College of Maryland SMCM
St. Mary’s City, Maryland is not a city but is instead a large state run historic area and museum complex, also known as Historic St. Mary’s City. Half of the area is also the campus of the public honors college, St. Mary’s College of Maryland. St. Mary’s City is the historic site of the founding of the Colony of Maryland […]
white sailboat chesapeake bay
Saint Michaels, also known as St. Michaels, is a town in Talbot County, Maryland, USA. The population was 1,029 at the 2010 census. Saint Michaels derives its name from the Episcopal Parish established here in 1677. The church attracted settlers who engaged in tobacco growing and ship building. The town was laid out as a speculative development in the 1770s […]
coast of smith island
Smith Island is a census-designated place (CDP) in Somerset County, Maryland, United States. It is included in the Salisbury, Maryland-Delaware Metropolitan Statistical Area. The community is located in the central part of the island also called Smith Island, the northern part of which is the Martin National Wildlife Refuge, and the southern part of which lies in Accomack County, Virginia. […]
Drum point lighthouse - Solomons island
Solomons Island is a community and census-designated place (CDP) in Calvert County, Maryland, United States. The population was 1,536 at the 2000 census. Solomons is considered a popular weekend destination spot amongst many living in the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.1 square miles (5.4 km2), of which, […]
workboat - tangier island
Tangier, Virginia is a town in Accomack County, Virginia, United States, on Tangier Island in Chesapeake Bay. The population was 727 at the 2010 census. The majority of the original settlers were from South West England, and the tiny island community has attracted the attention of linguists because its people speak a unique English Restoration-era dialect of American English. Most […]
Tilghman Island
Tilghman Island is a census-designated place (CDP) in Talbot County, Maryland, USA. The population was 854 at the 2000 census. The island is known in the land records of the province of Mary-Land as Great Choptank Island, but took on the names of a succession of its owners. When granted to Seth Foster in 1659, it naturally became known locally […]
Naval Academy Naval Chapel dome
The United States Naval Academy (also known as USNA, Annapolis, or Navy) is a four-year coeducational federal service academy located in Annapolis, Maryland, United States. Established in 1845 under Secretary of the Navy George Bancroft, it is the second-oldest of the United States’ five service academies, and educates officers for commissioning primarily into the United States Navy and United States […]