St. Mary's County

St. Mary's County

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For nearly four centuries, St. Marya€™s County has been called a€œthe land of pleasant living.a€ The countya€™s fertile fields and pristine waters invite visitors and natives alike to revel, relax, and renew. As the a€œMother Countya€ of Maryland, St. Marya€™s has a rich written history dating from 1634, when George and Leonard Calvert established the first American settlement founded on the principle of religious tolerance. After surviving British raids during the War of 1812 and divided loyalties in the Civil War, the county leapt into the modern era when the US Navy established Naval Air Station Patuxent River, the Navya€™s premier flight test center and test pilot school. Today, millions of Americans trace their roots to Southern Maryland and are welcomed home as a€œSons and Daughters of Old St. Marya€™s.a€The store served as the Great Mills Post Office from 1907 until around the 1960s. The Cecil family closed the store in 1976, but the building now houses a popular gift shop and home interior store. sistera#39;s plaCe. Located in Scotland, justanbsp;...

Title:St. Mary's County
Author:Karen L. Grubber
Publisher:Arcadia Publishing - 2015-06-01


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