Gary, Maryland

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Gary is an unincorporated community in Howard County, Maryland, United States. A postal stop operated between February 2, 1892 and June 13, 1918.[1] The town is located at the crossroads of Sharp and Tridelphia Road near modern Woodbine, Maryland.[2]

In 1898, Elbert Henry Gary almost renamed Gary, Indiana to prevent confusion with Gary, Maryland[3]

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  1. ^ "Checklist of Maryland Post Offices" (PDF). Smithsonian National Postal Museum. 12 July 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 May 2014. Retrieved 17 May 2014. 
  2. ^ Howard's Roads to the Past. Howard County Sesquicentennial Celebration Committee, 2001. 2001. p. 18. 
  3. ^ Fred D. Cavinder. More Amazing Tales from Indiana. p. 89. 

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