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  1. Maryland By: Carson Dial

  2. State Song • Maryland My Maryland.doc • This song was written in the year • By

  3. Maryland facts • Area: 12,407 sq. mi. • Population: 5,296,486 • State symbols • Flower: Black- eyed Susan • Bird: Baltimore oriole • Fish: Striped Bass • Reptile: Diamondback Terrapin • Tree: White oak

  4. State flag • This is the flag of Maryland

  5. Landmarks • Here are 3 of Maryland’s most popular/famous landmarks. • First, Maryland is home to the Washington Monument which is in Baltimore. This pillar stands 178 feet tall! It is also a monument built to honor George Washington.

  6. Landmarks (cont.) • Next is the Chesapeake Bay Bridge this bridge is in Annapolis and is an underwater bridge running north and south and runs through a small part of the Atlantic Ocean then becomes an above water bridge for a longer period of time.

  7. Landmarks (cont.) • Finally there’s the Antietam Historical Battlefield. This historic site is where General Robert E. Lee’s 1st invasion north ended. It also marks the bloodiest day of the Civil War with a death count of over 23,000.

  8. State facts (cont.) • State motto: “Fatti Maschii, Parole Femine” (Manly deeds, womanly words.) • State nickname: Old Line State • # of counties:23 • State sport: Jousting • State drink: Milk • State Capital: Annapolis • Largest city: Baltimore