“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Aberdeen in Harford County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

State Of Maryland


State Of Maryland Marker image. Click for full size.
September 18, 2005
1. State Of Maryland Marker
Inscription. General Washington resigned his commission at Annapolis, December 23, 1783. American Revolution officially ended by Congress meeting in Annapolis, January 14, 1783. District of Columbia given to Nation, 1791. Francis Scott Key wrote "The Star-Spangled Banner," Baltimore, September, 1814. Nation's first national highway, railroad, and telegraph established in Maryland.
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
Location. 39° 29.849′ N, 76° 13.963′ W. Marker is near Aberdeen, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker can be reached from John F. Kennedy Memorial Highway (Interstate 95) north of Maryland Route 543, in the median. Touch for map. At the Maryland House highway rest stop in the median. Marker is in this post office area: Aberdeen MD 21001, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Colony Of Maryland (within shouting distance of this marker); "O! say can you see..." (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Explore the Chesapeake (about 400 feet away); Sophia’s Dairy (approx. 1.8 miles away); Spesutia Church (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Aberdeen.
Also see . . .
State Of Maryland Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., March 22, 2015
2. State Of Maryland Marker

1. Maryland State Archives. (Submitted on January 14, 2006.)
2. The Star Spangled Banner. (Submitted on January 14, 2006.)
3. State Song. "Maryland, My Maryland", by James Ryder Randall (1839-1908) (Submitted on January 14, 2006.) 

4. The National Road. (Submitted on January 14, 2006.)
5. The Birthplace of the American Railroad. (Submitted on January 14, 2006.)
6. Telegraph History. (Submitted on January 14, 2006.)
Categories. Political Subdivisions
Walkway to the Maryland House Restaurants image. Click for full size.
September 18, 2005
3. Walkway to the Maryland House Restaurants
The State of Maryland marker is to the right of the lamppost, at the original Maryland House, now replaced.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 9, 2005, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,975 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 12, 2005.   2. submitted on March 29, 2015, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   3. submitted on November 12, 2005.
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