Tag: Maryland

1835 map of Washington

Washington Almost Gave Georgetown Back to Maryland in 1839

Now here is an interesting article that we dug up in the old archives. We found an article in The Baltimore Sun, from January 28th,...
George Calvert - Baron of Baltimore

Why Is It Named Maryland?

This was cross-posted on Ghosts of Baltimore. Washington, D.C. Received most of its land, about two-thirds, from the state of Maryland when it was formed...
Historic Train station in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

Why Is It Named Gaithersburg?

For this edition of "Why Is It Named...?" we will head out to the Maryland suburbs of Gaithersburg. Do you know the...