Baltimore is the largest city in Maryland. Founded in 1797, Baltimore is known for the once great Baltimore Orioles, Edgar Allen Poe and crabs. Ironically, because of pollution and overfishing in the nearby Chesapeake Bay, the crabs now tend to come from the Gulf Coast and Asia. Quite a bit of Television and Film work is done in Baltimore. Despite an alarming crime rate, Baltimore is still a pretty cool place to live.