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By Gayle Neville Blum

In its beginnings, Baltimore County used to be lined with dense historic forests of deciduous timber and so little undergrowth that it was once stated a guy may perhaps gallop horses inside them. this present day horses gallop over bucolic pastures of popular Thoroughbred farms amidst old fashioned historical cities noticeable dotting the rolling panorama. Named for the Lords Baltimore, Baltimore County used to be initially an expansive sector extending way past cutting-edge obstacles. based in 1659, the county has advanced from tobacco farming to assorted 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 vegetation and commodities. The county bargains never-ending leisure targets on over one hundred seventy five miles of coastline. Baltimore County is proud to assert between its citizens the famous neurosurgeon Dr. Benjamin Carson; baseball's all-time iron guy, Cal Ripken; and well-known writer Tom Clancy.

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