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Blumgart, Pamela James, ed. At the Head of the Bay: A Cultural and Architectural History of Cecil County, Maryland. Elkton, MD: Cecil Historical Trust, 1996.
Annotation / Notes: This beautifully illustrated book presents a history of the development of the county along with a history of its architecture, including house forms, methods of construction, and outbuildings, along with brief write-ups on 700 historic sites.
Brigham, David L. "Ashton: From Unpaved Crossroad to 'Downtown'." Legacy 19 (Winter 1999): 1, 4-5.
Coleman, Margaret M. "Roots for the New Neighborhood of Beau Monde Estates." Montgomery County Story 23 (November 1980): 1-11.
De Gast, Robert. Unreal Estate: The Eastern Shore. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993.
Annotation / Notes: Photo study of a variety of abandoned buildings -- agricultural structures and homes.
Dombrowski, Esther. "The Homefront: Harford County During World War II, Part I." Harford Historical Bulletin 65 (Summer 1995): 107-52; "Part II."Harford Historical Bulletin 66 (Fall 1995): 155-204.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Urbana." Frederick Magazine (October 1991): 18, 32.
Greaver, Earl R. "Recollections of Riderwood and Bare Hills." History Trails 27 (Autumn 1992): 1-4; Part 2, 27 (Winter 1992-1993): 5-8; Part 3, 27 (Spring 1993): 9-12.
Categories: Agriculture, Architecture, Historic Preservation, and Town Planning, Biography, Autobiography, and Reminiscences, County and Local History, Economic, Business, and Labor History, Education, Military, Society, Social Change, Folklife, and Popular Culture, Transportation and Communication, Twentieth Century, Baltimore County, Baltimore City
Hollifield, William. "Caroline Felix - Part II; The Later Chapmans." History Trails 16 (Spring 1982): 9-12; 17 (Autumn 1982): 4.
Hollifield, William. "Caroline Felix-Part I." History Trails 16 (Winter 1981/82): 5-8.
Annotation / Notes: Letters of Baltimore County farmer William Chapman, 1831.
King, Julia A. "Rural Life in Mid-19th Century St. Mary's County: The Susquehanna Farm at Cedar Point." Chronicle of St. Mary's 38 (Spring 1990): 289-300.
Annotation / Notes: A discussion of the nineteenth century rural character of St. Mary's County as seen through life at Susquehanna Farm. Two worlds inhabited the farm. The world of the land owner and his family and the world of the slaves who worked the farm.
Marks, Bayly Ellen. "The Tax Assessor's Portrait of a County." History Trails 30 (Autumn-Winter 1995-1996): 1-5.
Annotation / Notes: A study of Baltimore County structures in eight of the County's twelve hundreds, using information gleaned from the 1798 tax assessment. The assessment provides an inventory of structures with exact measurements. Through this early government document it is possible to deduce how people lived.
Pogue, Dennis J. King's Reach and 17th-Century Plantation Life. Annapolis, MD: Maryland Historical and Cultural Publications, 1990.
Annotation / Notes: A discussion of the archeological digs at King's Reach and what the findings tell of life at the time, focussing on what can be learned of the plantation's physical layout.
Shomette, Donald. London Town: A Brief History. Londontown, MD: London Town Public House Commission, Inc., 1978.
Annotation / Notes: Londontown, located on the South River, was a very early example of successful town planning in Maryland. The community, however, did not have any long term success due to its economic base in the tobacco system.
Szabo, Steve. The Eastern Shore. Danbury, NH: Addison House, 1976.
Annotation / Notes: Photographic essay.
Categories: Agriculture, Architecture, Historic Preservation, and Town Planning, County and Local History, Economic, Business, and Labor History, Environment, Fine and Decorative Arts, Science and Technology, Twentieth Century, Cecil County, Dorchester County, Kent County, Queen Anne's County, Somerset County, Talbot County, Worcester County, Chesapeake Region, Eastern Shore
Szabo, Steve. "Maryland's Best Kept Humanities Secrets: Sotterley Plantation." Maryland Humanities (July/August 1994): 27.
Lawson, Joanne Seale. "Remarkable Foundations: Rose Ishbel Greely, Landscape Architect." Washington History 10 (Spring 1998): 46-69.
Sarudy, Barbara Wells. "An Interview with Dr. Therese O'Malley." Maryland Humanities (July/August 1994): 12-15.
Temkin, Martha. "Guns or Plowshares: Significance and a Civil War Agricultural Landscape." Maryland Archeology 36 (March 2000): 25-34.
Temkin, Martha. "Barn Roof Ventilators." Glades Star, 10 (September 2003): 102.
Smith, Ryan K. Gothic Arches, Latin Crosses: Anti-Catholicism and American Church Designs in the Nineteenth Century. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2006.
Shagena, Jack, and Henry C. Peden, Jr. The Lofty Barn, a Farmer's Castle: Harford County's Rural Heritage. Bel Air, MD: [privately published], 2008.
Shagena, Jack, and Henry C. Peden, Jr. "Prince of a County at P.A. Bowen Farmstead." News and Notes from the Prince George's County Historical Society, 40 (September & October 2011): 1.