Few People Know The Iconic Blessed Virgin Mary Statue In Maryland Was Actually Imported From Italy

There’s no shortage of landmarks in Maryland. From historic buildings, to forts, and more, the Old Line State is full of things to see (and do). The following landmark has been and iconic fixture in Maryland for decades, but not many people know that it was actually imported from Italy. Read on to learn more about this remarkable statue and consider seeing it in person if you haven’t already.

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