the 1920s, a reporter for National Geographic visited
Maryland and dubbed the state America in Miniature.
The nickname sums us up the state quite nicely. Maryland has
it all from mountains to seashores everything is
within about a 3-hour drive of its biggest city, Baltimore.
In Maryland you can embarking on journeys of exploration and
discovery that include history culture, recreation and
scenery. There are 31 state Scenic Byways that reflect the
rich heritage of the region surrounding each of the routes.
American history has a center in Maryland such as Civil War
Trails. Travel along the way to Antietam, Monacacy and
Gettysburg National Battlefields. Stand near the spot in
Baltimore where President Abraham Lincoln boarded the train
for his 1861 inauguration and where shortly after, first
blood was shed. Visit St. Mary's Church where, in November
1864, Southern Maryland doctor Samuel A. Mudd first met a
young actor named John Wilkes Booth. From the Kennedy Farm,
where John Brown stages his 1859 attach on Harpers Ferry to
Abraham Lincoln's 1865 funeral train. Many
and Breakfasts in Maryland are historic buildings with
modern day amenities. Recreations abound with
horseback riding, boating and much much more.
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