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Old Line State, a history of Maryland

Morris Leon Radoff

Old Line State, a history of Maryland

a source edition recording the early and contemporary history of Maryland through the medium of extensive research and the life histories of its most constructive members, chronicling the backgrounds and activities of its prominent families and personages, with emphasis on their accomplishments in making Maryland one of America"s greatest states.

by Morris Leon Radoff

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Published by Historical Record Association in Hopkinsville, Ky .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Maryland
    • Subjects:
    • Maryland -- History,
    • Maryland -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      SeriesLibrary of American lives
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF181 .R3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6218186M
      LC Control Number57001699
      OCLC/WorldCa12495673

      Also, because old Maryland maps were usually commissioned by the county seat, they often display information about the county, including town names. The Maryland State Archives also holds a large collection of plats, atlases, and maps for the state. Many of those maps have tract and owner indexes available as well. The most well-known nickname for Maryland is "The Old Line State," seen on the U.S. Mint's bicentennial quarter for Maryland. All State Nicknames. According to some historians, General George Washington bestowed the name "Old Line State," associating Maryland with its regular line troops (the Maryland Line) who served courageously in many.

      An edition of History of western Maryland () History of western Maryland Being a history of Frederick, Montgomery, Carroll, Washington, Allegany, and Garrett counties from the earliest period to the present day; including biographical sketches of their representative men. Explore the history of Maryland and see wh at interesting facts you can discover about this state with a free 7-page state history printable. C reate a map of the state, organize events chronologically, and explore more of the state’s exciting past with writing prompts. Instant Download: FREE Maryland State History Printable.

      Trevor J. Blank is a folklorist, author and an assistant professor at SUNY, Potsdam. He has a PhD in American studies from the Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg. He is a native Marylander. David J. Puglia is a PhD candidate and lecturer at Penn State Harrisburg, and he is an alumnus of the University of Maryland, College Park. The Old Line State, a History of Maryland by Morris L. Radoff Hardcover from Maryland State Archives Prejudices: A Selection (Maryland Paperback Bookshelf) by H. L. Mencken, James T. Farrell (Introduction) The Proprietorship of Maryland: A Documented Account by Vera Foster Rollo. Pride of Baltimore: The Story of the Baltimore Clippers.


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The state's largest city is Baltimore, and its capital is its occasional nicknames are Old Line. Geography has provided Maryland a role in U.S. history as a pivot between the North and the South.

Its northern border with Pennsylvania is the famous Mason and Dixon Line, drawn in the s to settle disputes between the Penn and Calvert families and traditionally regarded as the boundary between the North and the the south much of the boundary with Virginia is formed by the Potomac.

The Old Line State, a history of Maryland; a source edition recording the early and contemporary history of Maryland through the medium of extensive research and the life histories of its most constructive members, chronicling the backgrounds and activities of its prominent families and personages, with emphasis on their accomplishments in making Maryland one of America's greatest states.

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Long before it became known as Maryland, people made their homes in the area. As many as 40 Native American tribes lived there as long as 3, years ago. Although Maryland was a slave state below the Mason-Dixon Line, the state did not join the Confederacy during the American Civil War.

Capital: Annapolis Population: 5, (). By Nicholas A. Redding InAmerican independence was anything but certain. Maryland troops under General Washington fought a pitched battle that may have saved the entire army and earned the state its nickname; The Old Line State.

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To appreciate the value of Maryland’s troops. This is how Maryland got the nickname "The Old Line State." Becoming a State After the war, Maryland ratified the new United States Constitution and was the seventh state to join the Union on Ap War of Maryland was also involved in the War of between the United States and Great Britain.

Two major battles occurred. In Maryland adopted a declaration of rights and a state constitution and sent soldiers and supplies to aid the war for independence; supposedly the high quality of its regular "troops of the line" earned Maryland its nickname, the Old Line State.

As a border state with ties to both sides, Maryland and its people played a unique role in the war. This series of essays on Maryland's involvement in the conflict and its aftermath highlights some of the personalities and events that make Maryland's Civil War stories unusual and compelling/5(2).

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