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the city of Berlin on Maryland's jap Shore was once based on a 300acre tract of land referred to as Burley, a part of a land supply to Col. William Stevens that used to be surveyed in 1677. the city constructed at the crossroads of the Sinepuxent street, going east towards the Atlantic coast and the Philadelphia publish street, and derived its identify from the contraction of Burley hotel, a roadside resort at this well known crossroads. one in all Berlin's well-known locals was once usa naval hero Stephen Decatur, who used to be born on farm estate in the surrounding region in 1779. at the present time Berlin's major highway is indexed at the nationwide sign in of old locations, and town has bought nationwide recognition via having been featured in either Paramount photos' Runaway Bride (1999) and Disney's Tuck eternal (2002) films.

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