Maryland was the seventh state to ratify the United States Constitution, and played a pivotal role in the founding of Washington, D.
C., which was established on land donated by the state.
This land was ceded to the United States Federal Government in 1790 to form the District of Columbia.
The Chesapeake Bay nearly bisects the state and the counties east of the bay are known collectively as the Eastern Shore. The Patapsco River includes the famous Thomas Viaduct and is part of the Patapsco Valley State Park.
Later, the river forms the Inner Harbor as it empties into the Chesapeake Bay.
Among its occasional nicknames are Old Line State, the Free State, and the Chesapeake Bay State.
The state is named after Henrietta Maria of France, the wife of Charles I of England.
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Shannon hand-built only 55 Shannon 28s, beginning in 1978 until they retired the model in 1986.
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Maryland is one of the smallest states in terms of area, as well as one of the most densely populated, with around six million residents.
With its close proximity to the nation's capital, and a highly diversified economy spanning manufacturing, services, and biotechnology, Maryland has the highest median household income of any state.
) is a state located in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D. to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware to its east.