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Bidwell, Percy W., and John I. Falconer. History of Agriculture in the Northern United States, 1620-1860. Washington, DC: Carnegie Institution, 1925.
Annotation / Notes: Mentions Maryland only regarding farming in 1840 and peach orchards, but is useful since so many Pennsylvania Germans settled in Frederick County.
Gills, Christopher C. "Carroll's Mill: A Reminder of Frederick County's Agricultural Heritage." Historical Society of Frederick County, Inc., Newsletter (September 1990): 6-9.
Barnett, Todd H. "Tobacco, Planters, Tenants, and Slaves: A Portrait of Montgomery County in 1783." Maryland Historical Magazine 89 (Summer 1994): 184-203.
Annotation / Notes: Using the Maryland State Assessment of 1783, this study evaluates the condition of the Montgomery County community. Montgomery was the western most of Maryland's tobacco counties. This economy left Montgomery with exhausted farmland, as well as a poor, landless, and unstable population. Comparison is made with Frederick where the soil was essentially the same but had not been damaged by tobacco farming.
Clawson, Frank D. "Hagerstown and Frederick Described: What it Was Like Here in the 1700s." Cracker Barrel 18 (August 1988): 29-30.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Ellerton." Frederick Magazine (January 1993): 12-13.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Urbana." Frederick Magazine (October 1991): 18, 32.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Yellow Springs." Frederick Magazine (December 1992): 12-13.
Hood, Margaret School. Margaret School Hood Diary, 1851-1861. Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1992.
Willis, Mark W. "A Family Affair: Tobacco Inspection in Lower Frederick County, 1749-1769." Maryland Historical Magazine, 102 (Summer 2007): 4-27.
Mroszczyk, Lisa. "Bank Barns of Frederick County." Catoctin History, 10 (Spring/Summer 2008): 9-11.
George, John C. "A Brief History of The Great Frederick Fair." Historical Society of Frederick County Journal, (Spring 2012): 4-33.
Haugh, Chris. "The Roots of The Great Frederick Fair, 1822-1827." Historical Society of Frederick County Journal, (Spring 2012): 34-48.