Maryland is known by many as the American Miniature thanks to how much quintessential Americana happens to be packed within its small 10,000 square mile state boundaries. Nearly every type of nature setting from the rest of the United States can be found in MD outside of desert land. In fact, sandy deserts would be quite out of place given the abundance of natural bodies of water in the state.
Of course, Maryland has also earned its nickname thanks to how important it has been in the history of the United States at large. It was one of the original 13 colonies and the 7th official state in the union, being officially admitted in late April of 1788. Along with Virginia, much of the land that now hosts the nation capital of Washington DC was originally part of the Maryland territory...Read More