Baltimore County (Images of America) by Gayle Neville Blum

By Gayle Neville Blum

In its beginnings, Baltimore County was once coated with dense historic forests of deciduous bushes and so little undergrowth that it was once stated a guy might gallop horses inside of them. this present day horses gallop over bucolic pastures of popular Thoroughbred farms amidst old fashioned historical cities visible dotting the rolling panorama. Named for the Lords Baltimore, Baltimore County used to be initially an expansive zone extending way past trendy barriers. based in 1659, the county has developed from tobacco farming to diversified industries starting from metal production to picturesque vineyards. either then and now, close by Baltimore Harbor at the Chesapeake Bay presents profitable possibilities for retailers to alternate their plants and commodities. The county deals never-ending leisure ambitions on over one hundred seventy five miles of coastline. Baltimore County is proud to say between its citizens the famous neurosurgeon Dr. Benjamin Carson; baseball's all-time iron guy, Cal Ripken; and recognized writer Tom Clancy.

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