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Welcome to Maryland American History and Genealogy Project we are in the process of building new State pages for the states where the coordinator has moved on to other projects. Maryland is looking for a new State Coordinator would you be interested? If so please contact Webmaster. Many of the present coordinators are always willing to give help and suggestions to newcomers, you can learn, I did and that was after 60!! Read our About Page and see what our requirements are, pretty easy!

Maryland, the most southern of the middle United States, is bounded north by Pennsylvania; east by Delaware and the Atlantic; and south and west by Virginia. It is between 33° and 39° 44' north latitude, and between 75° 10' and 79° 20' west longitude, and between 2° 31' west and 1° 53' east from West It is 196 miles long, and 120 broad, containing 13,959 square miles, or 8,933,760 acres, of which one fifth is water. The Chesapeake Bay runs nearly through the state from south to north, dividing it into two parts, called the Eastern Shore and the Western Shore.

The population in 1790, was 319,723; in 1800, 345,824; in 1810, 380,546; in 1820, 407,350; in 1830, 446,913; in 1840, 469,232, of which 89,495 were slaves. Of the free population 158,636 were white males; 159,081 white females; 29,173 were colored males; 32,847 colored females. Employed in agriculture, 60,851; in commerce, 3,249; in manufactures and trades, 21,325; navigating the ocean, 721 do. canals, creeks, and rivers, 1,519; learned professions, 1,647. Read more...

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Gazetteer of Maryland
War of 1812
Slaves in Maryland

The Baltimore Fire of 1904
Maryland Counties in 1901
Peggy Stewart and her Cargo
Origin of Maryland County Names
Principal Dates in the History of Maryland
News from the Maryland and Green's Gazette (little tidbits of news)

Sites We Visit
Baltimore Maryland City Directories 1799-1946

Pages Just for Laughs
Description ~ Revolutionary Officers Uniform

Neighboring States

Pennsylvania ~ AHGP ~ AccessGenealogy ~ ALHN ~ USGenWeb
Delaware ~ AHGP ~ AccessGenealogy ~ ALHN ~ USGenWeb
Virginia ~ AHGP ~ AccessGenealogy ~ ALHN ~ USGenWeb
Washington DC ~ AHGP ~ USGenWeb
West Virginia ~ AHGP ~ AccessGenealogy ~ ALHN ~ USGenWeb

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