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Blue Crab Painting with Frame 12" x 16"

Framed Blue Crab Painting by ShyrAndCo on Etsy, $165.00--beautiful!! (New Hobby Lobby frames look just like this)

Introduction - In Photos: America's Best Hipster Neighborhoods

Hampden is one of "America's Best Hipster Neighborhoods." http://www.forbes.com/pictures/mhj45jmeh/15-hampden-baltimore-md-2/#gallerycontent

"Here, for the first time in America, men and women of differing faiths lived in peace and goodwill, practicing freedom of conscience."

Maryland celebrities

Before she was Towson's "Serial Mom," actress Kathleen Turner received a bachelor's degree in theatre from University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

George Calvert, Baron of Baltimore, laid the groundwork for the establishment of Maryland so he could practice Catholicism. Learn more at Biography.com.

In 1629, George Calvert, 1st Lord Baltimore in the Peerage of Ireland, fresh from his failure further north with Newfoundland's Province of Avalon colony, applied to Charles I for a royal charter for what was to become the Province of Maryland. Calvert's interest in creating a colony derived from his Catholicism and his desire for the creation of a haven in the New World for Catholics.