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"Old Line State" Maryland greetings, circa 1960-1980

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Alternate title:Welcome to Maryland
Summary:"Old Line State" Maryland Greetings, circa 1960-1980. Caption reads: "Welcome to Maryland. The first Capital of the United States was in Annapolis (1873-1784) now the State Capital of Maryland. During the war of 1812 the British were repulsed at the Battle of North Point. Frances [i.e. Francis] Scott Key was inspired to write the Star Spangled Banner while a hostage of the British during the bombardment of Fort McHenry in Baltimore Sept. 12, 1814. 203 miles of the Appalachian Trail run along the mountain ridges of Maryland. The C&O Canal extends from near Washington, D.C. to Cumberland, Maryland following the Potomac River, which divides Maryland from West Virginia and is 162 miles in length. The Chesapeake Bay is the greatest inland sea in America (185 miles long). Postcard number: ICS-107293.
Contributor:Kelley, Frank D.
Provider:Kelley's Studio
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Place of origin – Settlement:Hagerstown
Temporal subject: 1951-1960
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Topical subjects:Birds
State flags
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Government, Law, Politics
Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Agriculture, Environment, Conservation, the Natural World
Copyright holder:unknown
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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