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Heller, Janet. "Saving Baltimore History and Keeping It in the Family." Historic Preservation News 33 (February 1993): 10-13.
Abbe, Leslie Morgan. "The Talbott House and Its People." Montgomery County Story 20 (February 1977): 2-8.
Ball, Walter V. "The History of Mount Pleasant." Montgomery County Story 20 (February 1977): 8-12.
Benson, Robert Louis. "Notes on South County: Part II: Two Tours and Two Families." Anne Arundel County History Notes 24 (October 1992): 4, 9.
Broadneck Jaycees. Broadneck, Maryland's Historic Peninsula. Annapolis, MD: Fishergate Publishing Co., Inc., 1976.
Annotation / Notes: Broadneck is a former Anne Arundel County hundred, located between the Severn and the Magothy Rivers. This work, published for the American Bicentennial, consists of thirteen essays, written by community leaders and local scholars, on a variety of themes -- education, religion, etc. One essay is the work of former Maryland State Archivist, Morris L. Radoff. Included is a list showing the dates of the area's first families' first residences.
Coleman, Margaret M. "Roots for the New Neighborhood of Beau Monde Estates." Montgomery County Story 23 (November 1980): 1-11.
Earle, Swepson. The Chesapeake Bay Country. Baltimore: Thomsen-Ellis Company, 1923.
Annotation / Notes: Divided into three regions -- southeastern Maryland, Upper Bay, and the Eastern Shore, this work includes a history for each, written by five noted authors, followed by a description of the counties in each, along with places of interest and the people of these places. The histories of the areas places special emphasis on major houses and genealogy of the owners. It is nicely illustrated with contemporary photographs, which nearly 80 years later serve as historic images. There are four pages of interesting photos of African Americans.
Farquahr, Roger Brooke. Old Homes and History of Montgomery County, Maryland. Silver Spring, MD: Published by the author, [1962].
Annotation / Notes: The first portion of this work presents a brief, broad, general history of the County. The much larger second portion presents a cultural history of the County's major houses and their people. Houses of Georgetown, once Montgomery's major city, are also included. Originally published in 1952 as Historic Montgomery County, Maryland, Old Homes and History.
Fowler, Robert H. "...The Shriver Homestead at Union Mills, Maryland." American History Illustrated 3 (1968): 23-30.
Annotation / Notes: A heavily illustrated history of the house which was home to the Shriver family for six generations and was the center of the community of Union Mills. The Shrivers were a family of keepers and diarists. The house is now open to the public.
Guyther, J. Roy. Charlotte Hall, The Village Which Grew From a School: Two Hundred Years, 1797-1997. Mechanicsville, MD: J. R. Guyther, 1997.
Holland, Celia M. Old Homes and Families of Howard County, Maryland. Published by the author, 1987.
Annotation / Notes: A history of the county and its communities told largely through the history of its major houses and their builders and owners.
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.
Hughes, Elizabeth. "A Profile of Chaptico in 1821: The Partition of Philip Key's Real Estate." Chronicles of St. Mary's 43 (Fall 1995): 49-62.
Annotation / Notes: A history of this commercial community as interpreted by the 1821 survey and plat developed for the division of Key's estate.
Ranzetta, Kirk E. "From Rat Proof Corn Cribs to St. Peter's Chapel: The Builders and Buildings in Leonardtown." Chronicles of St. Mary's 46 (Fall 1998): 301-12.
Annotation / Notes: A history of Leonardtown as seen through the works of a group of nineteenth century architects and builders.
Sweeting, Les. "Who Was Who on Ralston Avenue, Hyattsville." News and Notes from the Prince George's County Historical Society 21 (April 1994): [2-4].
Sword, Gerald J. "House Cove Point Lookout State Park." Chronicles of St. Mary's 26 (July 1978): 391-402.
Annotation / Notes: This article compiled all available information on House Cove. It, therefore, serves as a good example of the wide variety of resources that can be found and utilized when researching a Maryland property.
Thomas, Dawn F., and Robert Barnes. The Green Spring Valley-Its History and Heritage. 2 vols. Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1978.
Annotation / Notes: One of the largest histories dedicated to a Maryland locale. The first half of the first volume includes intensive information on the area's land grants, biographical sketches of early settlers, a discussion of the economic development of the area, histories of the area's religious congregations, the areas educational institutions, and horse culture. The second portion deals with the history of the area's houses and the people who lived in them. The second volume, by Robert Barnes, is a genealogy of 32 major families.
Wilson, Woodrow T. Crisfield, Maryland, 1676-1976. Baltimore: Gateway Press, Inc., 1977.
Annotation / Notes: A scrapbook conglomeration of information on Crisfield, its peoples, and the nearby island communities and the town of Marion. Written for the American Bicentennial there is a great deal of emphasis placed on the town's celebration, including special projects and the time capsule. Heavy in genealogical information, it also includes brief histories of local businesses and photographs of major Somerset County historic houses.
Lancaster, R. Kent. "Green Mount: The Introduction of the Rural Cemetery into Baltimore." Maryland Historical Magazine 74 (March 1979): 62-79.
Annotation / Notes: Lancaster traces the history of Baltimore's Green Mount Cemetery, established in the 1830s as one of the country's earliest urban "rural cemeteries." Modeled after Mt. Auburn in Boston, it was intended as "a careful blending of nature, art, and death." He examines the lists of early subscribers to evaluate the social significance of the institution. He also traces the design and construction of the cemetery, as well as the changing styles for grave markers. Lancaster observes that Green Mount today is surrounded by urban congestion and seldom visited, yet it remains a treasure trove of Baltimore's connection with its past.
Lawrence, Scott. "'Gone But Not Forgotten': An Evaluation of the Hencoop Cemetery in St. Mary's County, Maryland." Chronicles of St. Mary's, 54 (Winter 2007): 355-62.