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Tragic Aftermath of 1968 Riot

Baltimore Riot 1968 Bentalou St. at Edmonson

This sad photo shows Baltimore after the 1968 riots, which devastated the city, and much of the country. Source: Flickr user Kevin Mueller I think this is the same intersection today on Google Street View. If you have a better …

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Why Is It Named Maryland?

The flag of Maryland

This was cross-posted on Ghosts of DC. Washington, D.C. Received most of its land, about two-thirds, from the state of Maryland when it was formed in the late 18th century. The rest came from Virginia, and was subsequently retroceded back …

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