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On February 28, 1827, Chapter 123 of the 1826 Session Laws of Maryland passed a law enabling the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad to be chartered as the first U.S. railway for commercial transport of passengers and freight. In addition, it was the first intercity railroad in the United States. Stakeholders in the B&O had hoped Baltimore, which was the second largest U.S. city at the time, would successfully compete with New York for western trade.

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Starting off 2018 and continuing their quest to visit all of Maryland’s twenty four counties in twenty four month, the Caslows explored the history of Montgomery County for their first travelogue of the new year.

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The date has been set March 24, 2018 for the annual Maryland tradition of the Annapolis Oyster Roast and Sock Burning!

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Before kickoff of Super Bowl LI, Fox Sports aired a special reading of Johnny Cash’s “Ragged Old Flag,” in which Maryland’s Queen Anne’s County Courthouse is prominently featured. And we’ve found the videos!

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