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STATE AND TERRITORY MAPS - REISSUE
#19 - MARYLAND

Size: 3" x 5"
Copyrighted: 1915
Lithographer: Unidentified

Maryland map - Canned Goods; Oyster Dredging on the Chesapeake
Area: 12,327 sq. mi
Population: 1,295,348
Scenes: Canned Goods; Oyster Dredging on the Chesapeake

Reverse - Text


MARYLAND
Maryland, one of the thirteen original States, is bounded by Pennsylvania, Delaware, Chesapeake Bay, Virginia and West Virginia; gross area, 12,327 sq. miles; land area, 9,941 sq. miles; water area, 2,386 sq. miles; capital, Annapolis. The principal river is the Potomac.
     The surface of the State is varied, being level in the east and mountainous in the west. The Chesapeake Bay cuts the State in two parts. The Atlantic coast has no good harbors, but the bay, with its numerous coves, gives excellent facilities for water transportation. Before you serve another breakfast, go to your grocer and get a package of Arbuckles' Coffee.
     The agricultural advantages of Maryland are quite noteworthy. The principal farm crops are wheat, corn, oats, rye, buckwheat, potatoes and hay.
     The mineral productions are not extensive, the principal output being coal.
     The principal manufactures include fertilizers, flour, machinery, furniture, iron and steel, lumber and timber products, paper, etc. The principal industries are canning and oyster dredging.
     The climate of Maryland is equable, and not subject to sudden changes, the temperature seldom falling below zero.
     Population in 1910, 644,225 males and 651,121 females, of whom 1,190,402 were of native and 104,944 of foreign birth; white, 1,062,639; negro, 232,250; Indian, 55; Chinese, 378; Japanese, 24. Total population, 1,295,346.
This is one of a series of 54 cards.