The first umbrella factory in the US opened in this state in 1928. Maryland
Francis Scott Key wrote “The Star Spangled Banner” in this state while watching an attack on Fort McHenry during the War of 1812. Maryland
This state’s capital, Annapolis, is the fourth oldest state capital in the US. Maryland
The first tea farm in the United States started in this state in 1890.
This state produces and ships the most peaches of any state east of the Mississippi River.
The first battle of the Civil War took place at Fort Sumter in this state.
According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the world’s shortest river is in this state.
The highest temperature recorded in this state was 117 degrees and the lowest was 70 degrees below zero.
This state is the fourth largest in the United States, but it is the sixth least populated state.
Grasshopper Glacier, named for grasshoppers frozen in ice, is found in this state.