7th State (April 28, 1788), the south U.S.
State Abbreviation: MD
Nickname: Free State, Old Line State
Origin of Name: In honor of Henrietta Maria (Queen of Charles I of England)
Things to Know
Exploring Maryland's Roots
Explore colonial Maryland history through 12 interactive activities filled with text, narration, video, and sound effects.
John Wilkes Booth
actor, Lincoln assassin
Francis Scott Key
Wrote the Star-Spangled Banner
Charles Willson Peale
Things to Do
Maryland State Bird and State Flower Printable
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Sites to See
National Register-Lighthouses in Maryland
Tour online a sample of Maryland lighthouses.
Learn about the animals of Maryland.
Welcome to fish facts, a collection of information about the
wide variety of fish you can find in the state of Maryland.
Information on their biology, history and their role in the Chesapeake Bay.
Learn all about this historic site in Baltimore, Maryland
Maryland History Coloring Book
Maryland State Flag
Smokey's Fire Prevention Orioles Coloring Book
Color pages, word search, games to print and more.
Things To Do-Other Sites
Read about the
Quarter and print
out the color page.
Online interactive game about the
Bay Word Search
: The Sea Serpent of the Chesapeake Bay
Fact or Fiction.