MARYLAND AT A GLANCE

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[photo, Sidney Lanier Memorial sculpture, by Hans Schuler (1941), The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland]
  • Book Fairs & Festivals
  • Poets Laureate
  • Sidney Lanier Memorial sculpture, by Hans Schuler (1941), The Johns Hopkins University, North Charles St. near University Parkway, Baltimore, Maryland, October 2003. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.

    [photo, Larry S. Gibson at Baltimore Book Festival, Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, Maryland]

    Larry S. Gibson, author of Young Thurgood: The Making of a Supreme Court Justice (2012) at Baltimore Book Festival, Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, Maryland, September 2012. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.

    Held each September at the Inner Harbor, the Baltimore Book Festival offers books, authors, music, food, and programs for all ages. The next Baltimore Book Festival will be held September 23-25, 2016.


    [photo, authors, Janine Driver and Wray Herbert, Baltimore Book Festival, Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, Maryland]
  • Barth, John S. (1930- )
    Born in Cambridge, Maryland, May 27, 1930
  • Bell, Madison Smartt (1957-)
    Born in Nashville, Tennessee, August 1, 1957
    Lives in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Bozman, John Leeds (1757-1823)
  • Authors, Janine Driver and Wray Herbert, Baltimore Book Festival, Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, Maryland, September 2010. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.

    [photo, Baltimore Book Festival logo, Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, Maryland]

    Baltimore Book Festival logo, Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, Maryland, September 2009. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


    [photo, Apollo 11 astronaut, Buzz Aldrin with moderator, Baltimore Book Festival, Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, Maryland]
  • Byron, Gilbert V. (1903-1991)
    Born in Chestertown, Maryland, July 12, 1930
    Died in Easton, Maryland, June 25, 1991
  • Cain, James M. (1892-1977)
    Born in Annapolis, Maryland, July 1, 1892
    Died in University Park, Maryland, October 27, 1977
  • Caplan, Thomas
  • Carson, Rachel (1907-1964)
    Born in Springdale, Pennsylvania, May 27, 1907
    Died in Silver Spring, Maryland, April 14, 1964
  • Apollo 11 astronaut, Buzz Aldrin with moderator, Baltimore Book Festival, Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, Maryland, September 2009. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.

    [photo, Baltimore Book Festival, Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, Maryland]

    Baltimore Book Festival, Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, Maryland, September 2009. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.



    [photo, Annapolis Book Festival, Afghanistan Panel, Annapolis, Maryland]
  • Jacobsen, Josephine (1908-2003)
    Born in Cobourg, Ontario, Canada, August 19, 1908
    Died in Cockeysville, Maryland, July 9, 2003
  • Kamoie, Laura
  • Annapolis Book Festival, Afghanistan Panel: Stephen D. Wrage, Francis J. (Bing) West, Linda Robinson, John A. Nagl; Annapolis, Maryland, April 2012. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


    [photo, Garden at H. L. Mencken House, 1524 Hollins St., Baltimore, Maryland]

    Garden at H. L. Mencken House, 1524 Hollins St., Baltimore, Maryland, December 2005. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.



    [photo, Tombstone of Edgar Allan Poe and Maria Clemm, Westminster Presbyterian Cemetery, West Fayette St. & Greene St., Baltimore, Maryland] Tombstone of Edgar Allan Poe and Maria Clemm, Westminster Presbyterian Cemetery, West Fayette St. & Greene St., Baltimore, Maryland, February 2004. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.

    [photo, Edgar Allan Poe statue (1917), by Moses Jacob Ezekiel, Gordon Plaza, University of Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland]

    Edgar Allan Poe statue (quoting from The Raven: "Dreaming Dreams No Mortal Ever Dared to Dream Before") (1917), by Moses Jacob Ezekiel, Gordon Plaza, Maryland Ave. & West Mt. Royal Ave., University of Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, July 2014. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


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