Cecilius Calvert was the oldest son of Sir George Calvert, (1579–1632), who became the First Lord Baltimore of County Longford, Ireland in 1625.Previously, he had been a loyal agent of King Charles I of England (1600–1649) as his Secretary of State until declaring himself a follower of Roman Catholicism.Baltimore played a key part in events leading to and including the American Revolution. moved the city to join the resistance to British taxes, and merchants signed agreements to not trade with Britain.
Students transform into elves each year to help with the FSU Children’s Literature Centre’s annual Storybook Holiday held in Downtown Frostburg.
The event entertains children of all ages with live performances, elf interactions, trolley rides and the competitive Elf Olympics.
The city remained a part of surrounding Baltimore County, where it had also served as the "county seat" since 1768, until 1851 when it was made an independent city, with the same status in state government as the other 23 counties of Maryland.
The city was the site of the Battle of Baltimore during the War of 1812. C., the British attacked Baltimore outside the eastern outskirts of town on the "Patapsco Neck" on September 12, at the Battle of North Point, then on the night of September 13–14, 1814.
He claimed the area known today as Harbor East on the east bank of the Jones Falls stream, which flows south into Baltimore's Inner Harbor.
In the early 1600s, the immediate Baltimore vicinity was sparsely populated, if at all, by Native Americans.
Regardless, the King still gave his heir Cecil the 1632 grant for the Maryland colony.
The colony was a followup to his earlier settlement in Newfoundland, known as "Acadia" or "Avalon", (future Canada), which he found too cold and difficult for habitation.
The Baltimore County area northward was used as hunting grounds by the Susquehannocks living in the lower Susquehanna River valley who "controlled all of the upper tributaries of the Chesapeake" but "refrained from much contact with Powhatan in the Potomac region." Pressured by the Susquehannocks, the Piscataway tribe of Algonquians stayed well south of the Baltimore area and inhabited primarily the north bank of the Potomac River in what is now Charles and southern Prince George's south of the Fall Line.
The Baltimore area had been inhabited by Native Americans since at least the 10th millennium BC, when Paleo-Indians first settled in the region.
The team dug 420 test pits, and they uncovered several artifacts...." The colonial General Assembly of Maryland created the Port of Baltimore at old Whetstone Point (now Locust Point) in 1706 for the tobacco trade.