September 1, 2014

Today in History: Maryland

Maryland! my Maryland! a patriotic song
Today in History–March 25–the Library of Congress features Maryland. On this date the state celebrates the 1634 arrival of the first colonists to the land chartered to Cecil Calvert, the second Lord Baltimore. One of the original 13 colonies, today Maryland is known as the “free” state. Learn more about this state on the Eastern seaboard by visiting the Today in History section, then follow the links below to thousands of primary sources related to Maryland.

Maryland stories from America’s Library

Maryland primary source set

Maryland maps

Maryland books & other texts

Maryland sheet music

Maryland songs & oral histories

Maryland image set from American Memory

More Maryland images

Maryland legislation

Maryland Guide to Law Online

The Capital and the Bay: Narratives of Washington and the Chesapeake Bay Region, ca. 1600-1925

More U.S. state primary source collections

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