In 2012, 1.54 million people flocked to Baltimore for the Star-Spangled Sailabration, generating an economic impact of $1.66 million.(The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

With economy down, state’s tourism went up

Historical events just a drive away attract increase in visitors

But since 2007, Maryland's visitor count has grown by a third — an additional 9 million or so people — and its share of the United States travel market grew by 13 percent.

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