Monthly Archives: April 2011

Maryland Becomes A State

Maryland became the 7th state in the U.S. on April 28, 1788. Maryland was settled in 1634.  Francis Scott Key wrote the words to the “Star Spangled Banner”  during the British bombardment of Fort McHenry.  Maryland’s nickname is the Free … Continue reading

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National Coin Week

Celebrate National Coin Week April 17-23. National Coin Week began to help people understand numismatics.  Numismatics is the study and hobby of collecting coins and currency.  The theme for 2011 is “Blue, Gray and Greenbacks” which will commemorate the 150th anniversary … Continue reading

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