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Williamsport, DC? How a Maryland Town Vied to be the Nation’s Capital

After seven years of fighting in the Revolutionary War, Otho Holland Williams returned home. It was the Spring of 1782. When he left Frederick,... The post Williamsport, DC? How a Maryland Town Vied to be the Nation’s Capital appeared first on Journal...

The trial of Lord Baltimore for alleged rape

Frederick Calvert was born in the early 1730s, son of Charles Calvert, 5th Baron Baltimore. His father was a Gentleman of the Bedchamber in the service of Frederick Louis, Prince of Wales, the son of King George II. Educated at Eton, Frederick...
From: All Things Georgian on 15 Mar 2018

Catholic Maryland on EWTN

Today--and all week--on EWTN:How did Catholicism come to the United States of America? EWTN sets out to answer this question in a new eight-part mini-series “Catholic Beginnings: Maryland” that begins at 6:30 p.m. ET, Sunday, July 3 and runs...

John Carroll, First Catholic Bishop in the United States

On November 6, 1789, Pope Pius VI appointed John Carroll as the first bishop in the new United States of America: in Baltimore, Maryland. According to the History Today website:On this day in 1789, Pope Pius VI appoints John Carroll bishop of Baltimore,...

Symbol of Religious Liberty Rebuilt in Maryland

The National Catholic Register has this story about the rebuilding of a Catholic chapel in historic St. Mary's City, Maryland:When and where did religious freedom begin in what is now the United States?  The answer is 1634, and the place is St....