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  2. Cambridge, Maryland - Wikipedia

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    Cambridge was designated a Maryland Main Street community on July 1, 2003. Cambridge Main Street is a comprehensive downtown revitalization process created by the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development. It plans to strengthen the economic potential of select cities around the state.

  3. Brookeville, Maryland - Wikipedia

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    Brookeville is a town in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States, located 20 km (12 mi) north of Washington, D.C., and 2 km (1.2 mi) north of Olney.Brookeville was settled by Quakers late in the 18th century and was formally incorporated as a town in 1808.

  4. Kensington, Maryland - Wikipedia

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    Kensington is located in Montgomery County, northwest of Silver Spring, northeast of Bethesda, west of Wheaton and southeast of Rockville.Its latitude is 39°1′48″N, longitude 77°4′30″W.

  5. Westminster, Maryland - Wikipedia

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    Westminster's historical tornado activity is slightly above the Maryland state average and 38% greater than the overall U.S. average. On April 16, 2011, a tornado was confirmed to have touched down around 8:00 pm EST. On July 19, 1996, an F3 tornado EF1 tornado went directly over downtown heading parallel to Maryland 27 northward on the west ...

  6. Silver Spring, Maryland - Wikipedia

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    Silver Spring is a census-designated place (CDP) in southeastern Montgomery County, Maryland, United States, near Washington, D.C. Although officially unincorporated, in practice, it is an edge city that had a population of 81,015 residents as of the 2020 census.

  7. Delmarva Peninsula - Wikipedia

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    The border between Maryland and Delaware, which resulted from the 80-year-long Penn–Calvert Boundary Dispute, consists of the east–west Transpeninsular Line and the perpendicular north–south portion of the Mason–Dixon line extending north to just beyond its tangential intersection with the Twelve-Mile Circle which forms Delaware's border with Pennsylvania.

  8. Memphis metropolitan area - Wikipedia

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    Bill Morris Parkway (Connects Piperton, Collierville, Germantown, Southwind, and Hickory Hill to I-240) Sam Cooper Blvd (Connects East Memphis and Bartlett to Midtown) Tennessee State Route 300 (Located in the Frayser area, connects Watkins and the I-240 loop to U.S. Route 51) Interstate 555 (Connects Memphis to Jonesboro, Arkansas)

  9. History of slavery in Pennsylvania - Wikipedia

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    In the first years of the colony, masters used slaves to clear land and build housing. Once the colony was established, the slaves took on a wider variety of jobs. In Philadelphia, where the majority of slaves lived, many were household servants, while others were trained in different trades and as artisans.