1st Baron Baltimore (George Calvert) 1580?-1632; Eng. statesman: founder of Maryland
seaport in N Md., on an arm of Chesapeake Bay on its W shore
Origin of Baltimoreafter Baltimore
A city of northern Maryland on an arm of Chesapeake Bay northeast of Washington, DC. It has been a busy port since the 18th century.
Named after Cæcilius Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore. The first Proprietary Governor of the Province of Maryland.