Did You Know?
In addition to being the host city for our 2020 National Convention, Baltimore, Maryland is a city rich in history and culture. Check out these fun facts:
Entrepreneur and philanthropist Johns Hopkins founded the nation’s first research university in Baltimore in 1876. The university, research institutions and hospital that now bear his name serve as the state’s largest private employer.
Baltimore’s state bird (and proud baseball team mascot), the Baltimore oriole, got its name from its black and yellow feathers that echo the colors on Lord Baltimore’s coat of arms, which you can see in the Maryland state flag.
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