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Introduction[edit]

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Welcome to WikiProject Maryland! The purpose of this project is help editors who are interested in editing articles related to Maryland. This page and its subpages contain suggestions and tools to help editors contribute to Maryland-related articles. It is hoped that this project will help to focus the efforts of other Wikipedians. If you would like to help, please inquire on the talk page. You may also wish to add your name to #Participants. This project serves as a hub for all other projects related to Maryland, see the child projects below for more detailed information on contributing to Maryland-related articles.

For more information on WikiProjects, please see Wikipedia:WikiProject and Wikipedia:WikiProject/Best practices.

Scope[edit]

The purpose of this project is to cover all articles related to the U.S. state of Maryland. It should also serve as a hub for other more specific projects related to Maryland (such as Roads in Maryland). From this project, contributors will find links to the subprojects, and information for contributing to topics that do not yet have a subproject. This project is also responsible for the maintenance of the Maryland portal.

Members[edit]

Here is a list of Wikiproject Maryland members. To join the group, simply add yourself to the bottom of the list of members. You may also wish to add one of this project's userboxes to your userpage. Doing so will automatically add you to the category for WikiProject members.

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Active members

This is the roster of active WikiProject Maryland members. If you wish to join, please add yourself to the bottom of this list.

  • CatcherStorm
  • Jeff02 – I live in QA county, and am pretty knowledgeable on roads in Maryland
  • Tom – I've written many of the articles about Maryland Congressmen, Governors, Senators, etc.
  • Neutralhomer – I actively update the Radio and Television stations in Maryland.
  • Littledrummrboy 21:03, 12 June 2007 (UTC) Originally from Delaware and a UMBC grad.
  • «Marylandstater» «reply» 13:47, 2 August 2007 (UTC)
  • John Carter 18:03, 21 August 2007 (UTC) – may not be of much use, but will help when I can
  • Pilch62 – I was born and raised in Worcester County, as most members of my family have been for nigh unto 300 years—we came to America and stopped dead. My family have also been involved in state politics.
  • bwyche – a graduate of Johns Hopkins University. Edited articles on Johns Hopkins the person;Johns Hopkins, the institutions, including the Johns Hopkins Colored Children Orhanage, the hopkins' faculty, and other figures,including patients, african americans at hopkins.
  • User:Toddst1 – writing on mostly colonial or maritime related stuff Toddst1 (talk) 09:58, 7 December 2007 (UTC)
  • Sallicio – I live and work in the Baltimore-DC corridor and write and edit mostly on political content. Go 'Skins! Sallicio (talk) 23:25, 17 December 2007 (UTC)Sallicio
  • Lady Aleena – I can make templates when needed, user template for this project is done.
  • 1MSU-LAX •talk• 19:09, 16 February 2014 (UTC)
  • Kevinadavid – Is a former resident of Montgomery County and likes to help out with pages involving the schools and cities in that county.
  • Wikipedian1234 – I am a resident of Montgomery County, Maryland. I can help out with any articles affiliated with that area.
  • Dgreco – new resident of Rockville, MD. I can help with Maryland colleges. I have done a lot of work with other college pages and am working on setting up a universal mold for small colleges without the history of large institutions.
  • Joe Sperrazza – I grew up in Maryland, living in Harford County and then Baltimore City
  • Deanlaw – in the Baltimore area
  • Adavidb
  • Ted A. – native and resident of metro Baltimore
  • America69 (talk) 13:49, 13 July 2008 (UTC) – live in Maryland
  • Eleoopy – grew up in Glen Burnie area and now live in Washington DC.
  • Pubdog – President of the Cool Spring Terrace Civic Assn, Adelphi, MD (Prince George's County) and archivist at the National Archives at College Park.
  • GcSwRhIc (talk) 13:47, 20 September 2008 (UTC) – born and raised in Baltimore.
  • Yachtsman1 – Annapolitan, and I have lived here since I was very young. Contributor to school and history articles, Loyola College in Maryland alumnus, B.A. in History.
  • Levineps – I live in North Potomac in Montgomery County, Maryland. I am a native of this great state and have been here my whole life, save for college. I am a big Baltimore Orioles and Maryland Terrapins fan and love politics.
  • Sallicio – I live in AA and work in PG.
  • Jo7hs2 (talk) 16:44, 24 December 2008 (UTC), Natural and historical features, particularly of Western Maryland. History and Legal education.
  • Strikehold – Focus on the University of Maryland and Maryland Terrapins.
  • User:Arverniking
  • MdDeptVitalStatistics born and raised in Maryland
  • Airplaneman – Among other random things, I'll try to clean up and expand articles as needed. Airplaneman talk 00:04, 22 September 2009 (UTC)
  • DinDraithou – I'm interested in the colonial families of Maryland, and have resided in four Maryland counties to date.
  • Clariosophic – I'm interested in historic buildings and churches, Carpenter Gothic architecture, colonial history, etc.
  • gohens84 – I live in Newark, DE; graduated from Mount St. Mary's, Emmitsburg, Maryland. Currently working with Garrett County Maryland History Museum to further develop Garrett County, Maryland Wikipedia articles.
  • Cenantua – Primarily focused on Washington County, Maryland interests (related to the C&O Canal, Civil War, Clear Spring area).
  • Asteuartw - Early History of Maryland, Colonial Maryland, Maryland in the Civil War.
  • RG104 - I live in Baltimore County. I like to contribute to articles about schools and education in Maryland.
  • Jmcgowan2 - Interested in Moses Rawlings and Rawlings, MD.
  • FlugKerl - Interested in recovering forgotten MD history.
  • DAK4Blizzard – Grew up in Potomac, Maryland. Most interested in schools and cities.
  • Eli Pousson I live in Baltimore and I'm very interested in architectural history, Baltimore history, and Baltimore neighborhoods.
  • acomas From Silver Spring. Interested in that region & general history.
  • Amit Parikh - I am a recent graduate of the University of Maryland and have lived in Columbia/Howard County for my whole life (23 years). I'm interested in local/regional topics (specifically for Howard County and Columbia), as well as local sports and education topics.
  • Folklore1 - Resident of Baltimore
  • Crislen - Born and raised in Maryland, most interested in schools in the state.
  • IndtAithir - Interested in western Maryland, from Sugarloaf to the border!
  • Wilford Nusser - Lifelong resident of Montgomery County, Maryland; chiefly Rockville. Working on Rockville history and Montgomery County archaeology articles.
  • Abc9100 -I live in Rockville. I am a kid and would like to contribute info about the civil war. Comment: Some google maps would help, too, but im a beginner and only contribute text :-)
  • Bardobro - I'm a long-term resident of Balt-Wash, currently living in Anne Arundel County. I'm interested in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, local history, culture, and environmental issues.
  • CommuterHell - I live in Baltimore County and work in DC. I have lived in Maryland just over 5 years. I follow politics, transit issues, history, and history.
  • Kristaoz - I live in Anne Arundel County and have been here all my life. Went to the University of Maryland, College Park and am an avid sports fan.
  • Nikki - Born in Frederick County and have lived in Allegany County for many years. Have attended Frederick Community College, Frostburg State University, and University of Maryland University College. Interested in helping out any local articles on Allegany County, including photos.
  • JPemb - I'm a native and interested in Maryland laws.
  • Ferddog - Journalist and lifelong Baltimore City/County resident except for a brief stop in Chicago - favorite topics are business and film.
  • Fromahill - 8th generation Washingtonian and descendant of the Ark and Dove. Mostly interested in the first 70 years of Maryland and helping to fill in any missing gaps in her story.
  • Maryland Pride - Born, raised, and currently residing in Maryland, having lived in both Montgomery County and Prince George's County. Most interested in schools in the state, with some knowledge in other state-related areas.
  • prairieskygal - Resident of Baltimore since 2011. I'm interested in the Baltimore arts scene and public libraries.
  • The Ink Daddy! – Interested in Baltimore metropolitan area, primarily Baltimore City.
  • Boardgamesrule (talk) 00:13, 9 January 2013 (UTC)
  • Yeshuaschild - I live in Prince George's County, interests are the weather, politics, and history
  • Foxbat89 - I live in Montgomery County. I love taking pictures and I love driving, and would like to provide photographs for articles as needed. I'm VERY new to this and have very little idea what I'm doing, so some pointers/how-to's or even a list of Maryland articles that need photographs uploaded would be nice.
  • Qscgy256 - I've lived in Montgomery County all my life, and am interested in history.
  • idrisclay - Social media marketing specialist for Prince George's Community College living in Prince George's County.
  • Merimoocoww - DC graduate student, who was born and raised in 20878 (North Potomac/Darnestown/Gaithersburg)
  • User:Triple3D 19:05, 16 February 2014 (UTC)
  • rselby1
  • User:RickinBaltimore - Formerly known as User:Wildthing61476, life-long resident of Baltimore. RickinBaltimore (talk) 21:10, 3 February 2016 (UTC)
  • Erick Shepherd • (Talk) • 15:36, 27 April 2016 (UTC)
  • [[User:Jacksnamazn|Jacksnamazn}} Maryland native. Lives in Ashton, MD
  • Sir_Lags Live in MD, periodically cleanup related articles.


Inactive members

These are project participants who are believed to be inactive; if you see your name below and believe it was put here by mistake, please move it back to the "Active" list.

  • IAMTHEEGGMAN – I live in Harford County, have edited some Maryland related articles...
  • Tuf-Kat – I have a Maryland connection I'd rather not elaborate on in a public forum, I worked music of Maryland into a FA and have always meant to get around to some other MD-related stuff
  • Cliffie97 – I am a native Baltimorean, since moved away, knowledgable about pop culture and down-home aspects of the city and surrounding suburbs.
  • WTGDMan1986 – Remove vandalism. I have cousins that live in this state. --D.F. "Jun Kazama Master" Williams 17:16, 28 October 2006 (UTC)
  • Jacob1207 – A native of the 7th state, I have started and/or significantly contributed to several articles on Maryland. Main interests vis-a-vis the Free State are history and government.
  • Wildwose – Working artist and long time Maryland resident currently relocating to the Mount Savage, Maryland area.
  • Mocko13 – new to this, and happy for suggestions / putdowns / etc. Am working on articles relating to state and local politics.
  • Mato2 – I have some information on Baltimore. Hope i can help!
  • ~~Magistrand~~ – I live in Montgomery County, and go to Lakelands Park Middle School
  • KjtheDj I can help doing odd jobs. I know a lot about MD.
  • Plyhmrp Transportation, Cityies
  • Genesis 5.17 I live in Jacksonville (Phoenix) Maryland and go up and down Maryland daily for sports and school.
  • Politics rule 14:52, 12 May 2007 (UTC) I live in Maryland, and write about the counties, and the politics of Maryland!
  • Paleridernightwolf – I a native of Prince George's County.
  • Geraldk 21:03, 21 June 2007 (UTC)
  • JHoltzman 15:05, 25 June 2007 (UTC) I live just outside of Baltimore and I would love to help.
  • Teri Garnet – I enjoy researching Colonial Maryland History
  • Joe – I live in Anne Arundel County and attend Arundel High School
  • 1msulax 17:32, 21 May 2007 (UTC), I live in Baltimore, happy to help. - No activity since June 2010
  • Vpuliva – I live in Washington County and I think I can be of help for Western Maryland related articles. - No edits since August 2009
  • Esskater11 – I live in Parkville and are currently trying to get Andy Nelsons BBQ better ForeverDEAD 23:42, 23 October 2007 (UTC) - User page deleted November 2008
  • User:cheezisyum21 - No edits since September 2009
  • Geasterb - No edits since January 2009
  • Eplack – born and raised in Timonium and now live between Towson and Baltimore city. Graduate of Towson University in Geography - No edits since February 2011
  • AzianMao – I am a student of Annapolis Senior high. - No edits since March 2009
  • RivalPeeps – Born, raised, and living in Maryland for over 25 yrs now – working primarily on the Baltimore Ravens season pages. Check out this year's when you get a chance! - No edits since May 2010
  • JCantRoot - I moved to Maryland a year ago. I am interested in contributing heavily to landscape and wildlife photography needs. - No edits since February 2011
  • Waveshi – Maryland resident that has lived all over the state, knowledgeable in Maryland economy, businesses, politics, geography and history. - No edits since August 2009
  • Mazercat - I study in Maryland and know some of the locations around DC - No edits since September 2010
  • Moss - I have lived Prince George's County since I was 13.

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Stubs[edit]

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Userboxes[edit]

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Growth of selected WikiProjects of other states since Oct. 2007[edit]

(table only includes the total number of articles in each state's project at the beginning of the month and year indicated.)

State 10/07 4/08 10/08 1/09 4/09 4/10 4/11 4/13 4/14 4/15 4/16
Maryland 749 2688 3967 4178 5740 6445 8228 10217 10605 11602 12303
New Jersey 1039 1752 3343 4098 4592 6235 8953 11395 12104 15822 16779
Arizona 1206 1528 1948 2018 2137 2838 4481 7096 7528 8357 8829
Pennsylvania 3768 6829 9338 9717 9983 27345 30543 35526 36135 38009 39601
Delaware 1179 1243 1296 1305 1317 1632 2572 3529 3790 4040 4340
Massachusetts 1279 2408 6427 6696 7356 8833 11918 16106 17439 18888 19958
Hawaii 1811 2072 2396 2462 2518 3543 4490 5083 5359 5732 6124


New Wikipedia articles related to Maryland[edit]

Please feel free to list your new Maryland-related articles here (newer articles at the top, please). Any new articles that have an interesting or unusual fact in them should be suggested for the Did you know? box on the Main Wikipedia page. DYN has a 72 hr. time limit from the creation of the article.

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Featured articles[edit]

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Resources[edit]

For instance, from January 1, 2008 to June 21, 2008
WikiProject Maryland was viewed 2,157 times
Featured articleCurrent members of the Maryland House of Delegates: 3,023 times
Featured articleMusic of Maryland was viewed 6,442 times
Martin O'Malley was viewed 37,850 times
Featured articleRoyal Blue (B&O train) was viewed 53,373 times
Featured articleEdgar Allan Poe was viewed 1,339,916 times

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