One can see the tops of the five tallest structures of Washington D.C. from this venue on a bright day. These structures are the Washington National Cathedral, the Old Post Office Pavilion, the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, the United States Capitol, and the Washington Monument.
In 1957, Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip watched their first game of American football at the stadium during their first tour to the U.S.
The Maryland Stadium, located on the campus of the University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland is an outdoor athletic stadium. Formerly, the venue was known as the "Byrd Stadium", named after Harry "Curley" Byrd, who was a multi-sports athlete and also the president of the university during the first half of the 20th century. In August 2006, Chevy Chase Bank purchased the naming rights of the stadium but was later acquired by the 'Capital One Financial Corporation'. In 2015, it was renamed to "Maryland Stadium". The venue is the home ground of the Maryland Terrapins men’s lacrosse team and the football team since 1950.
The Tyser Tower was constructed in the south side that features luxury suites as well as an expanded press area.
The Division I NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championship has been held here ten times.
The stadium hosted the only version of the Presidential Cup college football bowl game in December 1950.
In 1985, it was the home ground for the USFL Baltimore Stars.
The venue hosted the finals of the Drum Corps International in 2000 where the Cavaliers and the Cadets tied for the first place.