Marylanders Don State Flag Clothing, Join the Celebration to Show Pride on Maryland Day – CBS Baltimore

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) – On Friday, Marylanders wear hats, scarves, shirts and more featuring their state’s flag to celebrate Maryland Day.

The day of celebration when the first European settlers set foot in the land that would become the State of Maryland on March 25, 1634.

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In Annapolis, crew members from the ship Pride of Baltimore II, Sons of the American Revolution, and Fort McHenry Guards carried a gun through the city’s streets to members of the Maryland Senate to commemorate the holiday and in memory of Maryland the 400 people who helped General George Washington defend the country during the Revolutionary War.

Captain Jeff Crosby of Pride of Baltimore II said: “Maryland has a lot of very good early American history here and that’s something to be proud of.

Many others have come to Annapolis to celebrate as well as to show pride in their state.

“Maryland Day is just an experience here in Maryland, our pride and love for the state,” said Christa Whittington, a Hagerstown resident.

Don Carren went to City Dock to see Pride of Baltimore II and told WJZ he’s loved living in Maryland for the past 70 years.

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“I am proud to be a Marylander,” Carren said.

The celebration continues into the weekend with more than 40 events to choose from at history museums, homes and cultural venues throughout Annapolis and Anne Arundel County.

Learn more about events this.

The Pride of Baltimore II will also be open for deck tours on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Captain Crosby said: “Come down and check us out and learn a little bit about Maryland and its ships and the history of Maryland ships.

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