The flag of Maryland

Why Is It Named 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...
Beautiful aerial view of Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland. May 6th, 2011

Why Is It Named Oriole Park at Camden Yards?

Oriole Park at Camden Yards has to be one of the most, if not the most, beautiful ballparks in all of Major League Baseball....
Bolton Hill row houses

Why Is It Named Bolton Hill?

Do you know why it's called Bolton Hill? Before we did a little research, we sure didn't. So, here it is. The area around Bolton...
row houses in Canton

Why Is It Named Canton?

This is a pretty interesting story. Do you happen to know the history of Canton and how it received it's name? It...
Charles Pratt

Why Is It Named Pratt Street?

Lucky for you, we dug up an interesting article in the Baltimore Sun from September 9th, 1951, exactly 62 years ago today. Many think that...
Billy Dee Williams - Colt 45 advertisement

Why Is It Named Colt 45?

I'll go out on a limb here and guess that at least 50% of you already know the answer. For the other half, you'll...