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Because it is relatively compact, Maryland is in many ways an ideal state for a haunted roadtrip - especially in an era of historically high gasoline prices - and many haunted sites within the same area can easily be reached on a single weekend-long trip. Indeed, although my own home is currently in Northern Virginia, on the southern side of the Potomac River from Maryland, its furthest point from me is still somewhat less than 300 miles - as opposed to nearly 500 for some of the most distant points in southwestern Virginia.
Note that this outline includes more listings than there will be room for in the book, and that a number of these will either be cut, reduced to sidebars within larger chapters, or listed in the appendix of additional haunted sites.
As with Ghosthunting Virginia, research revealed early on a striking number of sites reputed by various sources to be haunted. With space in this volume for only a limited number of these, the authors carefully attempted to identify a representative selection that both emphasized variety and a struck a balance between must include” sites - such as the graveyard where Edgar Allan Poe is buried - and more obscure ones that do not appear in any other books.