25 Famous Landmarks in Maryland You Shouldn't Miss Story

By Andrew Sayles

Introduction

25 Famous Landmarks in Maryland You Shouldn't Miss Story

This list of 25 famous landmarks in Maryland will take you through the state's most...

Landmark 1

American Visionary Art Museum

The American Visionary Art Museum is not your typical museum. It features exhibits that combine...

Landmark 2

Antietam National Battlefield

Just twelve hours of combat on September 17th, 1862, left nearly 23,000 soldiers wounded, missing...

Landmark 3

Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum

Benjamin Banneker was born in Baltimore County in 1731, the son of a free Black...

Landmark 4

Clara Barton National Historic Site

Clara Barton gained notoriety for her efforts during the American Civil War to provide treatment...

Landmark 5

Colonial Annapolis Historic District

Annapolis is one of the most historic places in Maryland, serving as its capital since...

Landmark 6

Deep Creek Lake

One of the top Maryland tourist attractions is Deep Creek Lake, found in Maryland's mountainous...

Landmark 7

First Unitarian Church Baltimore

This historic building first opened its doors in Baltimore in 1818, becoming the first church...

Landmark 8

Fort Frederick State Park

In western Maryland, Fort Frederick State Park preserves a time when the Appalachian mountains served...

Landmark 9

Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine

The War of 1812 was fought between the relatively new United States and Great Britain...

Landmark 10

Fort Washington Park

Fort Washington is one of the most interesting national landmarks in Maryland. It was built...

Landmark 11

Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Park Museum

This national heritage site pays homage to Frederick Douglass and Isaac Myers, two influential Black...

Landmark 12

Gaithersburg Latitude Observatory

The Gaithersburg Latitude Observatory is one of the most unique national historic landmarks in Maryland...

Landmark 13

Hampton National Historic Site

In the early days of the United States, the Hampton mansion was the largest private...

Landmark 14

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park

Before the American Civil War, Harriet Tubman worked to usher enslaved people to freedom as...

Landmark 15

Maryland State House

The Maryland State House in Annapolis is the country's oldest state capitol in continuous legislative...

Landmark 16

Monocacy National Battlefield

By 1864, the US Civil War was moving in favor of the Union, but the...

Landmark 17

Star Spangled Banner Flag House

In 1813, Mary Pickersgill was commissioned to sew a large American flag for the garrison...

Landmark 18

US Naval Academy

The US Naval Academy in historic Annapolis is the undergraduate college for aspiring officers in...

Landmark 19

Washington Monument State Park

The Washington Monument in D.C. might get more tourists, but the Washington Monument near Boonsboro...

Landmark 20

William Paca House & Garden

Restored by the Historic Annapolis organization, this house and its grounds once belonged to William...

Landmark 21

The Book Thing of Baltimore

The Book Thing of Baltimore has a pretty amazing deal for customers: come, take up...

Landmark 22

Edgar Allan Poe's Grave

Delirious, semi-conscious, and wearing another man's clothes, Edgar Allan Poe's demise in 1849 was as...

Landmark 23

Dr. Gloom's Crypt of Curiosity

This collection of peculiar artifacts was assembled by archaeologist Dr. Augustus Gloom, who displayed his...

Landmark 24

Assateague State Park and National Seashore

In 1933, a violent storm tore through Ocean City, Maryland, washing away a stretch of...

Landmark 25

The Ministry of Brewing

St. Michael's Church was built in 1857 and was one of the oldest churches in...

Conclusion

Conclusion

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