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March 25, 2021 | Bryan Gallion

Celebrate Maryland Day with These Historical Facts About the State

Maryland Day is observed annually on March 25, the date in 1634 when European settlers landed where St. Mary’s County sits now.  First observed in 1903 by the State Board of Education to encourage the study of local history in public schools, Maryland Day was made a legal holiday by the General Assembly in 1916. As the […]

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March 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Happy 385th Anniversary Maryland!

It’s Maryland Day! And Maryland officials are taking to Twitter with messages of joy as Maryland celebrates its 385th anniversary as a state. Maryland was the seventh U.S. state to officially become a state. Happy #MarylandDay! Today, we celebrate the 385th anniversary of the founding of our great state! #LoveMD — Governor Larry Hogan […]

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April 25, 2012 | Staff Writer

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University of Maryland Day: April 28

Maryland Day – the University of Maryland’s increasingly popular open house – celebrates its fourteenth anniversary April 28 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Now one of the most popular annual free events in the state, Maryland Day is a family-friendly day full of exploration, learning and fun. Throughout Maryland’s 1250-acre campus, visitors can “Explore […]

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