Historically interesting places
Hampton National Historic Site near Baltimore
The Hampton National Historic Site is located near Baltimore and conserves an 18th century historic estate. The Hampton National Historic Site covers a total area of 0.25 km² and was established in 1948. The buildings on the property are built in the Georgian style. However, it is not only the magnificent mansions that are interesting, but also the still preserved slave quarters. The flora of the Hampton National Historic Site is also very interesting, as there are several trees over 200 years old. The Hampton National Historic Site is still an insider tip and only has over 30,000 visitors annually.
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|Contact||535 Hampton Lane
Towson, Maryland 21286
Thomas Stone National Historic Site at St. Charles
The Thomas Stone National Historic Site is located near the town of St. Charles in southern Maryland. The former property and the residential buildings of Thomas Stone will be preserved in the area of approx. 1.45 km². Plantation owner Thomas Stone, as a Maryland MP, was one of the 56 signatories to the Declaration of Independence and is thus considered one of the founding fathers of the United States. Thomas Stone National Historic Site was established in 1978. Until 1936 the area was owned by the Stone family. The property was acquired in 1770 and the first buildings were erected in 1771. The property has also been a National Historic Landmark since 1971.
|Contact||6655 Rose Hill Road
Port Tobacco Village, Maryland 20677
Clara Barton National Historic Site in Glen Echo
The Clara Barton National Historic Site is located near Washington DC in western Maryland. The Clara Barton National Historic Site covers approximately 40,000 m² and was established in 1966. The former home and grounds of Clara Barton, the founder of the American Red Cross, are preserved here. The buildings date from 1891.
|Contact||5801 Oxford Road
Glen Echo, Maryland 20812
Special buildings and structures
Maryland State House in Annapolis
The Maryland State House in the city of Annapolis is the seat of the Maryland Parliament. The Maryland State House was built from 1772 until its final completion in 1779. The Maryland State House was built in the style of Georgian architecture. This makes the Maryland State House the oldest continuously used state house in the entire United States. The Maryland State House is steeped in history. The Continental Congress met here from November 26, 1783 to June 3, 1784, making the Maryland State House the US Capitol at that time. On April 14, 1784, the Second Treaty of Paris was signed here, ending the American War of Independence. But there were already two predecessors on the site of the current state house. The current state house has another special feature with its rotunda, as it is made of wood, but without the use of nails. There is a lightning rod by Benjamin Franklin on the top. The Maryland State House has been a National Historic Landmark since 1960.
|Contact||100 State Circle
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
United States Naval Academy in Annapolis
The United States Naval Academy in Annapolis is the officer school of the U.S. Navy. It was founded in 1845 and is a must for Baltimore visitors. Not only because of the history of the institution and the splendor of the buildings, but also because the US Naval Academy Museum is located here, which is the history, not just of the institution represents well.
|Contact||118 Maryland Ave
Annapolis, Maryland 21402
Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum in Baltimore The
Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum in the city of Baltimore is the former home of the famous writer. However, it is not a magnificent building, but rather a narrow row house from the 1830s. However, fans should not miss a visit due to the connected museum. In 1972 the Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum was declared a National Historic Landmark.
|Contact||203 Amity Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21223
Transamerica Tower in Baltimore
The Transamerica Tower in the city of Baltimore is a skyscraper with a height of 161 m. 40 floors are distributed on this. The office building has been the tallest building in the state of Maryland since its completion.
Baltimore City Hall
The Baltimore City Hall is the city hall. The Baltimore City Hall was built from 1867 to 1875 in the Second Empire architectural style. The outer walls of the Baltimore City Hall are clad in marble, placing the town hall in a high position in the prestige list.
|Contact||100 N Holliday Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
1UpTravel.com – Maps of Maryland
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Maryland – National Geographic Map Machine
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Maryland – University of Texas Library
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Maryland – US Census Bureau Map
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