The seal of Sir Edmund Andros, the 3rd and 5th Royal Governor of colonial Maryland.

Great Seal of Andros

The seal of Sir Edmund Andros, the 3rd and 5th Royal Governor of colonial Maryland.

"General Banks's headquarters near Edward's Ferry, Md." —Leslie, 1896

Headquarters of Banks

"General Banks's headquarters near Edward's Ferry, Md." —Leslie, 1896

Cecilius Calvert, also known as Lord Baltimore, was an English colonizer who was the first proprietor of the Maryland colony.

Cecil Calvert, Lord Baltimore

Cecilius Calvert, also known as Lord Baltimore, was an English colonizer who was the first proprietor…

(1580-1632) Founder of Maryland colony in 1632

George Calvert (Lord Baltimore)

(1580-1632) Founder of Maryland colony in 1632

The Catholics of Maryland.

Catholics

The Catholics of Maryland.

Fort McHenry, in Baltimore, Maryland, is a star shaped fort best known for its role in the War of 1812 when it successfully defended Baltimore Harbor from an attack by the British navy in the Chesapeake Bay.

Ruins of Battery at Fort McHenry

Fort McHenry, in Baltimore, Maryland, is a star shaped fort best known for its role in the War of 1812…

Fort McHenry, in Baltimore, Maryland, is a star shaped fort best known for its role in the War of 1812 when it successfully defended Baltimore Harbor from an attack by the British navy in the Chesapeake Bay.

Sallyport at Fort McHenry

Fort McHenry, in Baltimore, Maryland, is a star shaped fort best known for its role in the War of 1812…

"A reconnoitring detachment of General Banks's cavalry, Hyattstown, Md., in the distance. There are few sights more picturesque than a detachment of cavalry winding along the road to some quiet little village. Nature and man seem then so little in harmony that the contradiction becomes strikingly attractive. Our illustration represents a scene of this kind- a detachment of Federal cavalry, sent by order of General Banks, reconnoitring in the neighborhood of Hyattstown, a post village of Montgomery County, Md., and situated on Bennett's Creek, about thirty-six miles to the northwest of Washington." —Leslie, 1896

Cavalry of General Banks

"A reconnoitring detachment of General Banks's cavalry, Hyattstown, Md., in the distance. There are…

"Incident in the march of General Banks's Division during a storm in Western Maryland." — Frank Leslie, 1896

March of General Banks

"Incident in the march of General Banks's Division during a storm in Western Maryland." — Frank Leslie,…

Thomas Holliday Hicks (September 2, 1798 - February 14, 1865) was an American politician from Maryland. He served as Governor of Maryland from 1858 until 1862, and as a U.S. Senator from Maryland from 1862 until his death in 1865.

Thomas Holliday Hicks

Thomas Holliday Hicks (September 2, 1798 - February 14, 1865) was an American politician from Maryland.…

Reverdy Johnson (May 21, 1796 – February 10, 1876) was a statesman and jurist from Maryland.

Reverdy Johnson

Reverdy Johnson (May 21, 1796 – February 10, 1876) was a statesman and jurist from Maryland.

First Governor of Maryland

Thomas Johnston

First Governor of Maryland

Henrietta Maria was the queen of England, whom Maryland was named after.

Henrietta Maria

Henrietta Maria was the queen of England, whom Maryland was named after.

The official seal of the U.S. state of Maryland in 1889.

Maryland

The official seal of the U.S. state of Maryland in 1889.

The United States seal of Maryland with the Blue Ridge Mountains in the background.

Maryland

The United States seal of Maryland with the Blue Ridge Mountains in the background.

The state banner of Maryland, the old line state.

Maryland

The state banner of Maryland, the old line state.

Seal of the state of Maryland, 1875

Maryland seal

Seal of the state of Maryland, 1875

Seal of the state of Maryland, 1876

Maryland seal

Seal of the state of Maryland, 1876

Seal of the state of Maryland, 1876

Maryland seal

Seal of the state of Maryland, 1876

Seal of the state of Maryland, 1890

Maryland seal

Seal of the state of Maryland, 1890

Seal of the state of Maryland, 1904

Maryland seal

Seal of the state of Maryland, 1904

Maryland shilling from Colonial period

Maryland Shilling

Maryland shilling from Colonial period

The seal of colonial Maryland, a British colony in 1632.

Seal of Maryland

The seal of colonial Maryland, a British colony in 1632.

The Baltimore Oriole, Icterus galbula, is a small icterid blackbird which is on average 18 cm long and weighs 34 g. This bird received its name from the fact that the male's colors resemble those on the coat-of-arms of Lord Baltimore. The Baltimore Orioles, a Major League Baseball team in Baltimore, Maryland, were named after this bird. It is also the state bird of Maryland.

Baltimore Oriole

The Baltimore Oriole, Icterus galbula, is a small icterid blackbird which is on average 18 cm long and…

William Pinkney (March 17, 1764 – February 25, 1822) was an American statesman and diplomat, and the seventh U.S. Attorney General.

William Pinkney

William Pinkney (March 17, 1764 – February 25, 1822) was an American statesman and diplomat, and the…

The front of a Maryland Shilling.

Maryland Shilling

The front of a Maryland Shilling.

The back of a Maryland Shilling.

Maryland Shilling

The back of a Maryland Shilling.

Samuel Smith (July 27, 1752 – April 22, 1839) was a United States Senator and Representative from Maryland, a mayor of Baltimore, Maryland, and a general in the Maryland militia.

Samuel Smith

Samuel Smith (July 27, 1752 – April 22, 1839) was a United States Senator and Representative from…

A political cartoon of the Southern states being built from the ruins after the Civil War.

Southern Republic Built From The Ruins

A political cartoon of the Southern states being built from the ruins after the Civil War.

The United States Naval Academy is an undergraduate college in Annapolis, Maryland, United States, that educates and commissions officers of the United States Navy and Marine Corps.

United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD - Officer's Row

The United States Naval Academy is an undergraduate college in Annapolis, Maryland, United States, that…