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A to Z Kids Stuff | Maryland __ General information for kids including history resources. - From -

Colonial Maryland ___"The founding of Maryland marks the beginning of a new plan in colony building in North America." Read this interesting history to learn what the 'new' plan was. - Text only - From Henry William Elson -

Famous Historical Figures from Maryland ___"Here you can learn all about the many famous men and women from Maryland." - Illustrated - From Everything Maryland - 

Find a Grave - Maryland ___Brief biographies of 480 'famous' citizens, many with information about their claims to fame, causes of death and burial places, and photos. - Illustrated - From Find a Grave - 

The Founding of Maryland ___"On March 25th, each year, Maryland celebrates the anniversary of its founding. Here you can learn all about how the great state began, the Calvert family, and the famous voyage on the Ark and the Dove." - Illustrated - From Everything Maryland -

Historical Museums of Maryland - A History Guide __ "Maryland history museums. Learn about historic Maryland and discover the history of Maryland people. Locate Maryland history museums, state symbols, Maryland genealogy data, historic old Maryland photos, historic Maryland newspapers, Maryland history timelines and other Maryland history information." - illustrated - From -


History of Maryland __ "The history of Maryland included only Native Americans until Europeans, starting with John Cabot in 1498, began exploring the area. The first settlements came in 1645 when the English arrived in significant numbers and created a permanent colony. In 1776, during the American Revolution, Maryland became a state in the United States. It was a slave state with some Confederate sympathies, but remained in the Union during the American Civil War." An encyclopedic article about the history of Maryland. - From wikipedia - 
The Lords Baltimore ___Have you ever wondered from where Baltimore, Maryland got its name? "Take a Look at the Lives of Maryland's Lords Baltimore, the Famous Calvert Family." - Illustrated - From Everything Maryland - 

Maryland ___A good overview of the history of Maryland, plus statistics, demographic information, and links to "... selected famous natives and residents." - Illustrated - From Pearson Education, publishing as Infoplease -

Maryland, the First Proprietary Colony - Colonial Ancestors __ You will find a history of the settlement of Maryland. - From -

Maryland Ghost Towns ___These brief reports about this state's ghost towns are submitted by viewers. - Map - From -

Maryland Historical Society __ Learn about the organization, goals, accomplishments, exhibits, membeship info and much more. - illustrated - From -

Maryland History ___Topics include 'Early Maryland' and 'War and Maryland'. - Some illustration - From SAILOR, Maryland's Information Service - 
Maryland: History ___Topics include religious conflict, the Civil War and state growth since World War II. - Text only - From The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. - 

Maryland History Coloring Book ___"In order to read these documents you must have Adobe's free Acrobat reader installed with your browser." - Illustrated - From Maryland State Archives -

Maryland Kids Page History Introduction __ Maryland history for the younger student. - From -  

Maryland State Archives Home Page ___An online 'Maryland Manual,' a full-text book describing about the state government, the state constitution, facts, symbols and documents can be found here. - Illustrated - From the Maryland State Archives -

Maryland, Timeline of State History __ "Find a chronological timeline of important events and dates in Maryland's history from 10,000 BC to 2000 AD. Includes a guide to official symbols, emblems, and mascots." - From -  
Maryland's Firsts ___"Maryland, being rich in history has the distinction of having many 'firsts'. Listed here are just some of the events, discoveries, and inventions that occurred first in Maryland, and in some cases, America." - Text only - From Everything Maryland -

Province of Maryland __ "The Province of Maryland was an English colony in North America that existed from 1632 until 1776, when it joined the other twelve of the Thirteen colonies in rebellion against Great Britain and became the U.S. state of Maryland."  An encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - From Wikipedia -  

State of Maryland History ___Not an attractive page, but the facts are here. History of Maryland. - Text only - From NorthEastern Genealogy - 

The Tale and Music of Old Maryland ___Three brief pages overview the history of Maryland. - Illustrated - From the Library of Congress - 

The US50 - A Guide to the State of Maryland ___A general state history overview and brief biographies of historic figures. - Text only - From Erik Schubach and -



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