The Founding of Maryland

The Lord's Baltimore

Historical Figures From Maryland

Maryland's Historical Sites and other Places of Interest

Historical African American Figures From Maryland

History of the State Flag

Great Seal of Maryland

Former Great Seals of Maryland

Official State Symbols

Maryland's County Seals

Maryland's Firsts

Maryland's Governor's 1634 to Present Day

Maryland's County Establishment

Maryland's County Seats

Maryland State Parks and Forests

Maryland's Regions

Maryland's Population

Fort Frederick and the French and Indian War

The Maryland Men Who Signed the Declaration of Independence

The Peggy Stewart

Civil War Battles in Maryland

The Baltimore Colts

Anne Wolseley Calvert

Everything Beatles!

About Famous People!






Famous Historical Figures from Maryland

by John T. Marck

Harriet Tubman

Born in Dorchester County, Maryland, and known as the "Moses of her People," Tubman was an outstanding woman who played a major role in American history and the Underground Railroad.

Margaret Brent: America's First Feminist

Learn all about America's First Feminist; that lady who first asked for the right to vote and was denied.

Frederick Douglass

Learn about the life of the famous abolitionist and journalist, who was born in Tuckahoe, near Easton in Talbot County, Maryland, and who emerged as a major anti-slavery force, and a supporter of women's rights.

John Wilkes Booth

Booth, was born outside Bel Air, Maryland at the family home known as "Tudor Hall," and developed into a fair actor, who went on to assassinated President Abraham Lincoln. Learn all about him here. Coming Soon!

Tench Tilghman

Here you can learn about the man from Talbot County, Maryland, his famous swords, and who was the aide-de-camp for George Washington.


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