A couple of these photos have appeared before in some form or another. I’m submitting them now for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge.
Debbie Smyth of Travel with Intent is hosting a one word Sunday challenge. The word is touch. Here is my meagre contribution.
One Liner Wednesday is kindly hosted by Linda G. Hill.
It is always a pleasure to participate in the Which Way Challenge, hosted by Alive & Trekking.
And there are even more prohibitions!
At left is the Maryland State Seal. The colony was founded in 1632 by a wave of King Charles I (the one who got his head chopped off by the Puritans). It was a proprietary colony given to George Calvert, the first Lord Baltimore. The King graciously named the colony after his French-born wife, Henrietta Maria, known in England as Queen Mary. Lord Baltimore envisioned Maryland as a refuge for English Catholics, who faced some serious persecution in the Motherland.