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State of Maryland

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Facts about Maryland

  • The State of Maryland is the 7th U.S. state.
  • Maryland received statehood on April 28, 1788.
  • Maryland's state capital is Annapolis.
  • Maryland's state postal abbreviation is MD.

Maryland's Bird, Flower, Motto, Song, Tree

  • Official State Bird: Baltimore Oriole
  • Official State Bird Latin Name: Icterus galbula

  • Official State Flower: Black-eyed Susan
  • Official State Flower Latin Name: Rudbeckia hirta
  • Year: 1918

  • Official State Motto: Fatti Mashchii, Parole Femine & Scuto Bonae Voluntatis Tuae Coronasti Nos
  • Official State Motto Latin Translation: Strong Deeds, Gentle Words

  • Official State Song: Maryland My Maryland

  • Official State Tree: White oak
  • Official State Tree Latin Name: Quercus alba
  • Year: 1941

Maryland's Sports

MLB - Major League Baseball Teams NFL - National Football League Teams MLL - Major League Lacrosse Teams MISL - Major Indoor Soccer League Teams

Maryland's State Government and Public Safety


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