7 Facts About Maryland

1. The University of Maryland intended on publicly screening the p*rn film Pirates II but canceled because they might have been fined $424 million.

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2. In 1962, the state of Maryland adopted jousting as the official state sport.

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3. In 1980, Maryland was one of six states to vote for Jimmy Carter.

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4. Government of Maryland is conducted according to the state constitution.

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5. Center of population of Maryland is located on the county line between Anne Arundel County and Howard County, in the unincorporated community of Jessup.

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6. In 1952 the eastern and western halves of Maryland were linked for the first time by the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, which replaced a nearby ferry service.

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7. In March 2017, Maryland became the first state with proven gas reserves to ban fracking by passing a law against it.

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