A report on Annapolis, Maryland

Annapolis' first official flag, though not adopted until January 1965, is styled after the personal royal badge of British after whom the city was named. Resembling the [[:File:Floral Badge of Great Britain.svg|floral badge of Great Britain]], a crown hovers over a thistle (representing Scotland) and a (representing England), growing from a single stalk to portray their  during Anne's reign. Vixi liber et moriar means "I have lived free and will die so".
1896 Annapolis view
Maryland State House as seen from Church Circle
US Naval Academy, Bancroft Hall (c. 1908)
More frequent tidal flooding results from sea level rise caused by climate change.
Over Annapolis Harbor & Dock Street
Downtown Annapolis's Main Street in September 2004
View into City Dock with Market House at right and Main Street to left
Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Memorial in City Dock.
Annapolis City Hall
Annapolis, Maryland, sign
MD 665 in Annapolis

Capital city of the U.S. state of Maryland as well as the county seat of, and only incorporated city in, Anne Arundel County.

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Crofton Parkway in Crofton in early March

Anne Arundel County, Maryland

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Located in the U.S. state of Maryland.

Located in the U.S. state of Maryland.

Crofton Parkway in Crofton in early March
Anne Arundel County Courthouse, June 2005
The Annapolis Police Department covers the City of Annapolis.
I-97 northbound at Benfield Boulevard in Anne Arundel County
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Its county seat is Annapolis, which is also the capital of the state.

Maryland

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State in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States.

State in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States.

Cecil Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore, 1st Proprietor of the Maryland colony
1732 map of Maryland
The bombardment of Fort McHenry in Baltimore inspired the song, "Star Spangled Banner".
The Battle of Antietam was the single bloodiest day of the Civil War with nearly 23,000 casualties.
Ruin left by the Great Baltimore Fire
Physical regions of Maryland
Western Maryland is known for its heavily forested mountains. A panoramic view of Deep Creek Lake and the surrounding Appalachian Mountains in Garrett County.
Great Falls on the Potomac River
Typical freshwater river above the tidal zone. The Patapsco River includes the famous Thomas Viaduct and is part of the Patapsco Valley State Park. Later, the river forms Baltimore's Inner Harbor as it empties into the Chesapeake Bay.
Typical brackish tidal river. Sunset over a marsh at Cardinal Cove on the Patuxent River
Tidal wetlands of the Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in the United States and the largest water feature in Maryland
Black-eyed susans, the state flower, grow throughout much of the state.
Mature Trachycarpus fortunei in Solomons, Maryland
On Maryland's Atlantic coastal islands: A feral Chincoteague Pony on Assateague
Köppen climate types of Maryland, using 1991–2020 climate normals.
Winter in Baltimore, Lancaster Street, Fells Point
Maryland's counties
Maryland population distribution map. Maryland's population is concentrated mostly in the Baltimore and Washington metropolitan areas.
The Baltimore Basilica was the first Catholic cathedral built in the U.S.
The Murugan Temple of North America (Hindu) in Lanham, Maryland
A map showing Maryland's median income by county. Data is sourced from the 2014 ACS 5-year Estimate report published by the US Census Bureau.
Agriculture is an important part of the state's economy
The beach resort town of Ocean City along the Atlantic Ocean is a popular tourist destination in Maryland.
The Chesapeake Bay Bridge connects Maryland's Eastern and Western Shores.
Ellicott City Station, on the original B&O Railroad line, is the oldest remaining passenger station in the United States. The rail line is still used by CSX Transportation for freight trains, and the station is now a museum.
The Maryland State House in Annapolis dates to 1772, and houses the Maryland General Assembly and offices of the governor.
The historical coat of arms of Maryland in 1876
Spiro Agnew, 39th Vice President of the United States, is the highest-ranking political leader from Maryland since the founding of the United States.
Memorial Chapel at the University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland's flagship university
UMBC Commons and Quad
Oriole Park at Camden Yards, home of the Baltimore Orioles
M&T Bank Stadium, home of the Baltimore Ravens
The Battle of Antietam was the single bloodiest day of the Civil War with nearly 23,000 casualties.

Baltimore is the largest city in the state, and the capital is Annapolis.

United States Naval Academy

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Rotunda steps leading to Memorial Hall
U.S. Naval Academy in 1853
Stereoscopic views of midshipman quarters and mess hall c. 1905
US Naval Academy waterfront in the late 1860s with the barrack/school ships USS Constitution and Santee tied up in the background. Other ships not identified.
David Dixon Porter
The graduating class of 1894
The U.S. Naval Academy was honored by the U.S. Post Office on a commemorative stamp, depicting two midshipmen in past (left) and present uniforms, with the Naval Academy seal at center, issued in 1937.
Naval Academy Midshipmen celebrate after graduation.
Rank structure
U.S. Naval Academy campus
Plebes (first year students) marching in front of Bancroft Hall
Interior of the Naval Academy chapel
The pool in the Lejeune Hall
Mexican War Monument to Midshipmen Shubrick, Clemson, Hynson, and Pillsbury
The 1926 National Championship football team
Plebes receive basic martial arts instruction during Plebe Summer training
Plebes paddle pontoon boats during a team-building portion of Sea Trials
A bagpiper with the Naval Academy Pipes and Drums
Wendy B. Lawrence
United States Naval Academy flag
George Dewey
Albert A. Michelson Class of 1873
William Daniel Leahy Class of 1897
Ernest King
William F. Halsey Jr. Class of 1904
Chester William Nimitz Class of 1905
Frank Jack Fletcher Class of 1906
Isaac Campbell Kidd
John Sidney McCain, Sr.
Raymond A. Spruance
Richmond Kelly Turner
Daniel Judson Callaghan
Norman Scott
Hyman G. Rickover
Robert Anson Heinlein
John Sidney McCain Jr.
Alan Bartlett Shepard Jr.
Walter Marty Schirra Jr.
James Earl Carter Jr.
Jeremiah A. Denton Jr.
James Bond Stockdale
James Benson Irwin
James Arthur Lovell Jr.
Thomas Patten Stafford
Henry Ross Perot
William Alison Anders
Charles Moss Duke Jr.
John Sidney McCain III
Bruce McCandless II
Robert McFarlane
Joe Bellino
Roger Thomas Staubach
Oliver Laurence North
James Henry Webb Jr.
Montel Williams
Napoleon McCallum
John Fuller
Kenneth Ham
David Maurice Robinson
Sunita Lyn Williams
Keenan Reynolds

The United States Naval Academy (US Naval Academy, USNA, or Navy) is a federal service academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

MD 450 eastbound at MD 564 in Lanham

Maryland Route 450

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State highway in the U.S. state of Maryland.

State highway in the U.S. state of Maryland.

MD 450 eastbound at MD 564 in Lanham
View west along MD 450 at MD 424 in western Anne Arundel County
View westbound at the eastern end of MD 450 at US 50/US 301/MD 2 in Arnold
MD 450 eastbound along West Street in Annapolis, which is surfaced with bricks
MD 450 eastbound at MD 704 in Mitchellville
MD 450 westbound entering New Carrollton at I-95/I-495
MD 450 westbound in Bowie
MD 450 Old (officially MD 450B) in Bowie

MD 450 forms a local complement to US 50 from near Washington through Annapolis.

US 50 eastbound past the West Virginia state line in Garrett County

U.S. Route 50 in Maryland

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Major east–west route of the U.S. Highway system, stretching just over 3000 mi from Ocean City, Maryland, on the Atlantic Ocean to West Sacramento, California.

Major east–west route of the U.S. Highway system, stretching just over 3000 mi from Ocean City, Maryland, on the Atlantic Ocean to West Sacramento, California.

US 50 eastbound past the West Virginia state line in Garrett County
View east along US 50 between the MD 459 and MD 202 interchanges in Cheverly
View east along US 50 and unsigned I-595 at the interchange with US 301 in Bowie
US 50 westbound/US 301 southbound at the MD 665 exit in Parole
US 50 westbound/US 301 southbound over the Chesapeake Bay via the Chesapeake Bay Bridge
US 50 westbound/US 301 southbound on Kent Island approaching the Chesapeake Bay Bridge
Ocean Gateway sign used along US 50
US 50 at MD 331 in Easton
US 50 westbound on the Senator Frederick C. Malkus Bridge over the Choptank River, with Bill Burton Fishing Pier State Park visible to the right
Westbound US 50 where it joins US 13 and Salisbury Bypass east of Salisbury
Westbound view on beginning of US 50 in Ocean City, with an overhead sign giving the distance to the western terminus in Sacramento, California
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Some signs along US 50 included space for I-595 signs, but they were never put up
Some signs along US 50 included space for I-595 signs, but they were never put up
US 50 westbound/US 301 southbound in Kent Narrows
US 50 eastbound past MD 404 near Wye Mills
US 50 eastbound past MD 309 in Easton

Between Washington, D.C. and Annapolis, US 50 follows a freeway called the John Hanson Highway, which is designated as unsigned I-595 between the interchanges with I-95/I-495 (the Capital Beltway) in New Carrollton and MD 70 in Annapolis.

Maryland State House

Maryland State House

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Maryland State House
Women's March on January 20th, 2018 on Lawyers Mall near the State House. Lawyers Mall is frequently used for protests and other gatherings.
The Old Senate Chamber
Washington, Lafayette & Tilghman at Yorktown, by Charles Willson Peale, 1784
Chamber of the Maryland State Senate
Chamber of the Maryland House of Delegates
The dome of the statehouse is depicted on the Maryland state quarter.
Maryland State House (front)
Maryland State House (side)
Maryland State House (rear from below)

The Maryland State House is located in Annapolis, Maryland.

Parole, Maryland

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Parole, a suburb of Annapolis, is a census-designated place (CDP) in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States.

Severn River (Maryland)

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Tidal estuary 14 mi long, located in Anne Arundel County in the U.S. state of Maryland, south of the Magothy River and north of the South River.

Tidal estuary 14 mi long, located in Anne Arundel County in the U.S. state of Maryland, south of the Magothy River and north of the South River.

The river enters the Chesapeake Bay near the major port city of Annapolis, also the capital of Maryland.

December 23, 1783: General George Washington Resigning His Commission by John Trumbull (1822–1824)

Congress of the Confederation

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The governing body of the United States of America from March 1, 1781, to March 4, 1789.

The governing body of the United States of America from March 1, 1781, to March 4, 1789.

December 23, 1783: General George Washington Resigning His Commission by John Trumbull (1822–1824)

Based on preliminary articles with the British negotiators made on November 30, 1782, and approved by the "Congress of the Confederation" on April 15, 1783, the Treaty of Paris was further signed on September 3, 1783, and ratified by the Confederation Congress then sitting at the Maryland State House in Annapolis on January 14, 1784.

View north along MD 2 in Solomons, just before joining MD 4

Maryland Route 2

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Longest state highway in the U.S. state of Maryland.

Longest state highway in the U.S. state of Maryland.

View north along MD 2 in Solomons, just before joining MD 4
Highway marker for MD 2/MD 4 concurrency
MD 2/MD 4 southbound in Calvert County
MD 2 northbound at Lothian roundabout with MD 408/MD 422
MD 2 northbound entering Severna Park
MD 2 southbound past MD 648 in Glen Burnie
MD 2 southbound approaching MD 173 in Baltimore
MD 2 northbound where it splits from two-way Light Street into northbound-only Calvert Street and southbound-only St. Paul Street
MD 2 southbound along Saint Paul Street in Baltimore
MD 2 southbound in Owings
MD 2 southbound at US 50/US 301/MD 450 in Arnold
MD 2 southbound at MD 170 in Brooklyn Park
View south along MD 2 from I-595/US 50/US 301 in Parole
MD 2/MD 4 southbound in Calvert County past the north end of the concurrency
MD 2 Truck along Key Highway in Baltimore

Upon reaching Annapolis, the route runs concurrent with US 50/US 301 to the north the city.