Maryland State Archives Museum & Outreach http://msa.maryland.gov/msa/educ/html/mww.html
Check out this online posting of web publications, online exhibits, traveling exhibits, and speeches of note compiled by the Maryland State Archives.
Maryland at a Glance - Parks http://msa.maryland.gov/msa/mdmanual/01glance/html/parks.html
Here is a listing of Maryland's State Parks compiled by the Maryland State Archives.
Visit Maryland http://visitmaryland.org/
Here is the official state tourism website for Maryland.
The Maryland Kids Page http://www.mdkidspage.org/
Here is the official Maryland kids' site with information about history, state facts, interesting links, word scrambles, and even a look at the Maryland holiday tree.
Other State Links
50states.com: Maryland http://www.50states.com/maryland.htm
The site provides a wealth of information about Maryland. It includes everything from the highest point to county profile to climate.
Things To Do in Maryland http://www.thingstodo.com/states/MD/index.htm
ThingsToDo.com is an online guide to information about Maryland's entertainment, recreation, and travel, and includes the state's interesting facts, famous people, and special events.
FedStats: MapStat: United States: Maryland http://www.fedstats.gov/qf/states/24000.html
Fast access to statistics from more than 100 federal agencies on "economic and population trends, crime, education, health care, aviation safety, energy use, farm production and more" in Maryland.
The state boat of Maryland is the Skipjack, state tree is the White oak, state crustacean is the Maryland Blue Crab, state dog is the Ch esapeake Bay retriever, state insect is the Baltimore checkerspot butterfly, and the state sport is Jousting.
Maryland was inhabited by Indians as early as ca. 10,000 B.C. Permanent Indian villages were established by ca. 1000 A.D.
Captain John Smith explored Chesapeake Bay in 1608.
Frederick Douglass (1817 - 1895), abolitionist leader who was born a slave in Maryland.
Johns Hopkins (1795 - 1873), merchant, banker, and philanthropist, who founded the hospital and university that bear his name.
Thurgood Marshall (1908 - ), first African-American justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Edgar Allan Poe (1809 - 1849), author, poet, short-story writer.
Upton Beall Sinclair (1878 - 1968), writer, social critic, author of the novel The Jungle, whose revelations led to reforms in the meat-packing industry.
Harriet Tubman (1821 - 1913), born a slave in Maryland, but gained freedom and became organizer of the Underground Railroad.