Glen Burnie, MD

Glen Burnie is a suburb of Baltimore that is located in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. The city has a population of 38,900 people and was established in 182 when a district attorney named Elias Glenn established a county seat nearby Brooklyn Park. The property was known as “Glennsburne”. As the property was passed down through the years, its name evolved into Glen Burnie as it is today. The town covers 13 square miles and is located 15 miles from the U.S. Naval Academy in Maryland.

Homes for sale in the area start at $188,000 for a 3 bedroom, 2 bath residence. Rental properties such as apartments are also available starting at a monthly rent of $815 for a 1 bedroom, 1 bath unit. For those visitors looking for temporary lodging, local hotels such as the La Quinta Inn and Suites and the Extended Stay America offer accommodations including high speed internet access and complimentary breakfasts. Nightly rates start at $79.

Local attractions include the Radio and Television Museum which is housed in a renovated farmhouse and is the only museum in the Washington area that is solely dedicated to radio and television. Exhibits include antique tubes and wires and huge wooden boxes that once made up the first television sets. Everything from the wireless telegraph to a wide assortment of evolving television history is featured. The Belair Mansion nearby is a beautiful five-part Georgian plantation house which was the home of famous horseman, William Woodward. The house features exhibits highlighting the families that lived there from 1747 to 1957. Many portraits hang in the halls offering visitors a unique glimpse into 250 years of history.

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