College Park, Maryland, owes its name and much of its history to the Maryland Agricultural College, which was founded in 1856 under the Morrill Act and built on land donated by the Calvert family. The original goal of the college was to provide a scientific education to the sons of Maryland farmers, but the college grew far beyond those early dreams to become the flagship campus of the University of Maryland. The rich history of College Park also reflects its strong transportation heritage related to roads, railroads, ...

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