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A series looking at the history of the names of places around Maryland — from our counties to our rivers, to our bridges and venues.

Part of a series looking at the history of names of places and things in Maryland. Here's a look at the origin of the names of our arenas, stadiums and venues. See more: The names of our counties, bridges, waterways and more.

If “put the water in the sink” is to Baltimore as “Park the car in Harvard Yard” is to Boston, then Worcester, Mass. must equate to — well, um — Worcester

Part of a series looking at the history of names of places and things in Maryland. A look at the story behind street names in Baltimore. The Sun published a book on Baltimore street names. Find it here. See more: The names of our counties, bridges, waterways and more.

Learn the origins of our local community names. Want more? View the full series, including the background of our county, stadium and river names.

Learn the origins of our college and university names. Want more? View the full series, including the background of our county, stadium and river names.

Part of a series looking at the history of names of places and things in Maryland. Here's a look at the origin of the names of notable reservoirs, rivers, creeks & streams in Maryland. See more: The names of our counties, bridges, waterways and more.

Part of a series looking at the history of names of places and things in Maryland. Here's a look at the origin of the names of notable bridges in Maryland. See more: The names of our counties, bridges, waterways and more.

Part of a series looking at the history of names of places and things in Maryland. Here's a look at the origin of our county names. For more information: Maryland State Archives See more: The names of our counties, bridges, waterways and more.

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